News From Other Sources
There’s a lot going on in the world of organic farming. Our community is always striving to grow and educate. We’ll aggregate and share other organic news from a variety of sources in this section.
May 19, 2020 - The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held a hearing in Fall 2019 to discuss the role of agriculture in identifying and implementing solutions to the climate crisis. It was the first time they focused on the potential for America’s farmers and ranchers to be a positive force in the nation’s efforts to combat climate change.
May 15, 2020 - This research trial on five organic strawberry farms on the Central Coast of California tested the success of public varieties of organic versus conventional transplants.
May 8, 2020 - A Soil Health Roadmap provides a framework and set of tools for systematically evaluating the health of your soil and creating an integrated set of strategies for enhanced stewardship.
May 6, 2020 - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has just opened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan EIDL program to farms and ranches that were previously unable to apply. SBA released the following information on May 4, 2020.