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Did you know there are many ways to support organic farmers?

October 14, 2020 - Each day our small and mighty team works tirelessly to fund innovative organic research, provide the most up-to-date, science-based, farmer-led resources to farmers, advocate for organic farming as a climate solution in Washington, DC, and educate consumers about best organic farming practices. 

October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

New Grant to Evaluate Use of Approved Fertilizers in Organic Tomato Crops

September 10 - OFRF has awarded a grant to Kate Scow, Director of the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility at the University of California Davis to evaluate the costs and benefits of using organic-approved liquid injectable fertilizers in tomato crops.

September 10th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: |

Organic for Climate Research Priorities

September 1, 2020 - OFRF’s organic research priorities focus on ensuring public research investments respond to the top challenges facing organic farmers and ranchers and producers who want to farm more sustainably, while also advancing organic agriculture’s contribution to climate change mitigation and adaptation.

September 1st, 2020|Categories: News, Soils|Tags: |

Focus Group Hosts Needed for National Survey

August 4, 2020 - OFRF and OSA are conducting a national survey of certified organic producers and producers transitioning to organic production. We are seeking applications from organizations that support certified organic and transitioning agricultural producers to facilitate and coordinate virtual focus groups.

August 4th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: |

Agriculture’s Role in Addressing Climate Change

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 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

Interviews with some of our favorite organic farmers