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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...

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Job Postings in the Organic Sector

Check out these great opportunities with Canadian businesses and organizations that operate within or support the organic sector. Executive Director,...

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Nutrient Timing Matters: OMAFRA

Did you know that the timing of your nutrient applications makes a big difference in how they are absorbed into...

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Exchange Magazine: Coverage of OCO’s Grow Ontario Organic Research Project

Exchange Magazine shared our press release about our survey and research project which seek to identify barriers to growth in...

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OCO Wants to Know Why Organic Market is Flooded with Imports

Rodney Hiemstra of BlackburnNews.com Agrimedia shared news of OCO’s Grow Ontario Organic survey and research project today. He cited Carolyn...

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CBC News Coverage of the Need for Certified Organic Farms

In this article, Samantha Samson of CBC News Sudbury reports on why farmers in Northern Ontario may hesitate to become...

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Organic An Effective Business Strategy for Ontario Farmers

The benefits of transitioning to organic production are at an all-time high. So why aren’t more Ontario farmers going organic?...

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OMAFRA Shares Information About How to Prevent Barn Fires

Thank you to George McCaw, Director of Environmental Management Branch of OMAFRA, for providing the following information about the Ministry’s efforts to prevents...

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OCO’s Feedback on OMAFRA’s Agricultural Soil Health and Conservation Strategy

In response to OMAFRA’s request for feedback on their discussion document, “Sustaining Ontario’s Agricultural Soils: Towards a Shared Vision,” OCO...

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