Additional Resources

OFRF Publications

2012 Health and Prosperity Report
2012 Organic Land Grant Assesment 
Farmer Insight 2013

FAQs about Organic Food and Farming

OFRF Publication Archive
National Organic Research Agenda (NORA 2007)  
Fourth National Organic Farmers Survey (2004)  
Searching for the O-Word (1997)   
Information Bulletins (1999-2011)

University or Extension Programs:

University of Tennessee Organic Crop Production

University of MinnesotaOrganic Ecology

West Virginia University Organic Research Project

Michigan State University Organic Pest Management Lab

University of New Hampshire Organic Dairy Research Farm

University of Vermont Organic Crops and Soils Program

University of Vermont Organic A resource for organic apple production

Cornell University Freeville Organic Research Farm

North Carolina State Univ. Organic Research and Publications

Researchers at Cornell University  

Resource guide for organic insect and disease management. 2005 Cornell University

Organic Risk Management Handbook from University of Minnesota

Webinars from PennState


Organic Farming Related Organizations:

Farm Aid features topics and location-specific database of farmer resources.

eOrganic  the organic agriculture community of practice with eXtension.

Report from American Academy of Microbiology on How Microbes Can Help Feed the World

Plant Associated and Environmental Microbes Database,

High Mowing Organic Seeds: Variety and Growing TIps Videos

Economic Research Service Organic Briefing Room provides economic reports and statistics on organic acreage

2012 Northeast Organic Research Symposium proceedings

MOSES organic research page

NIFA list of Organic Research and Extension Initiative funded projects

The Organic Center focuses largely on health and nutrition issues related to organic foods and the impact of transgenic crops. One report documents the carbon footprint of organic dairy.

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service organic resources page (formerly known as ATTRA)

National Resource Conservation Service (USDA) - "Unlock the Secrets in the Soil"
A resource to help farmers learn about Soil Health Management Systems from other farmers who are using these systems.

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center of the National Agricultural Library, Organic Production

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE)

Nitrogen sources for organic crop production by Robert Mikkelsen and T.K. Hart (2008). Better Crops article

Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada

Beyond Pesticides, Environmental Benefits of Organic Agriculture


Rodale Institute

Lakeview Organic Online Resources

Lakeview Organic Information

Organic Seed Alliance

Resource for Organic Dairy Farmers

Look how far we've come! USDA Study on Organic Farming from 1980


Information on GMOs:

Institute for Responsible Technology

Food and Water Watch - Genetically Engineered Food

Center for Food Safety

GMO Film Project

Farm and Ranch Case Studies