Posts by Laura Northey

Science Applied to Organic Agriculture Helps All Farmers

Science Applied to Organic Agriculture Helps All Farmers

Research in organic systems often boosts efficiency in non-organic systems as well. by: Ralph C. Martin, Ph.D., P.Ag., Professor, University of...

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When the System Fails a Farm: Zocalo Organics

The organic certification system in Ontario (and Canada) is not perfect. As part of our work, OCO advocates for improvements...

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February 2017: Opportunities in the Ontario Organic Sector

Office Co-ordinator, Ecological Farmers of Ontario (Guelph) EFAO is seeking a highly organized systematic-thinker to manage the office and day...

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CFIA Seeks Feedback on a New Approach to Food Labelling

Misleading and inaccurate food claims have long been an issue of importance to OCO’s members and consumers who are concerned...

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USDA Announces Organic Transition Certification

Last week, The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced a new program that will give US producers transitioning...