Friday, December 9, 2011

Google Alert - organic farming

News10 new results for organic farming
DA-8 embarks on intensified promotion of organic farming in East Visayas
By Philippine Information Agency (PIA 8) TACLOBAN CITY – The Department of Agriculture Regional Office 8 has embarked an intensified campaign to promote organic farming in Eastern Visayas. The DA is wasting no time in advocating the program as mandated ...
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What happens to organic farms in the winter?
by Noël McLaren Turns our an organic farmer's work is never really done. Even if they aren't growing, there's plenty of work for an organic farmer to do in the winter. REPUBLIC -- A snow covered UP field is a sure sign that the growing season has come ...
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Organic agri experts coming to Negros
Visayan Daily Star
Experts in organic agriculture in the country will talk on the advantages and of their experiences on organic farming during the 6th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival slated next week in Bacolod City. Dina Genzola, senior agriculturist of the ...
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Aroostook farmer the face of organic growers' fight against Monsanto
Bangor Daily News
4 "Farmers' March" to Zuccotti Park organized by the Food Justice Committee of the Occupy Wall Street movement. By Kathryn Olmstead, Special to the BDN I have wanted to catch up with Bridgewater organic farmer Jim Gerritsen ever since he was named in ...
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Bangor Daily News
FAQ | Canada's rules for organic food
Groups such as the Canadian Organic Growers, which was created in the 1970s, played a large role in formulating the organic farming standards in use today and lobbied government for years to implement them across the industry. What is organic? ...
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Multnomah County to train more urban farmers
Portland Tribune
By Steve Law Multnomah County is about to graduate its first "crop" of organic farming students in its Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship program, and is taking applicants for the next round in 2012. The county hopes to inspire more people to take ...
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Live Organic — The JOAM at 10
Jamaica Observer
JOAM also used the opportunity to present awards and showcase produce of certified organic farmers, as well as producers of organic fertilisers, and environmentally friendly farming tools such as Donna Noble's Woodford Market Garden, ...
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Renewed funding for Organic Certification Cost-Share Program
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)
"As the organic industry grows, so does the need for certified processors and handlers, who are also included in this program." The HDOA has been participating in the USDA NOCCSP since 2004 to assist and encourage the growth of organic farming in the ...
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Thanyamundra placed third Top 10 Eco-Boutiques in Asia.
Thanyamundra, Thailand's only true five-star organic resort has been voted one of Asia's top three eco-boutiques by leading travel site Thanyamundra is a nine-room resort and retreat perched above the rolling terraces of an organic farm ...
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Young Farmers Honored During Historic State Annual Meeting
Participants are judged on their involvement with agriculture, leadership ability and involvement with community organizations. Bethany is currently employed as the organic dairy education coordinator for the Northeast Organic Farming Association of ...
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