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Including Barley in Organic Poultry Diets

Organic Agriculture Updated: September 03, 2015

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyNOTE: Before using any feed ingredient make sure that the ingredient is listed in your Organic...

Birdsfoot Trefoil as a Forage on Organic Dairy Farms Webinar by eOrganic

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

This webinar took place on May 15, 2014. The inclusion of highly digestible legumes like birdsfoot trefoil (BFT) in pasture plantings can increase the...

Direct Marketing Channels & Strategy for Organic Products

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic author:Garry Stephenson, Oregon State UniversityFarmers approach direct marketing in a variety of ways using single or multiple channels. The goal...

Brassicas and Mustards for Cover Cropping in Organic Farming

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

Source:Adapted from: Clark, A. (ed.) 2007. Managing cover crops profitably. 3rd ed. National SARE Outreach Handbook Series Book 9. National Agricultural...

Radishes – A New Cover Crop for Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

Over the past decade, radishes have been redefined; once known almost exclusively as a pungent vegetable, radishes have recently gained recognition for their...

Managing Squash Bugs in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic author:William E. Snyder, Department of Entomology, Washington State University - PullmanThis article examines the biology and management of squash...

Legume Inoculation for Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic author:Dr. Julie Grossman, North Carolina State UniversityLegumes growing together with soil bacteria called rhizobia work together to take...

Making and Using Compost for Organic Farming

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic authors:Emily Marriott, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignEd Zaborski, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignComposting transforms raw...

Records Needed for Organic Poultry Certification

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic authors:Devon Patillo, CCOFDr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyOrganic poultry producers are required to keep records to demonstrate...

Fire Blight Control for Organic Orchards: Moving Beyond Antibiotics

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic author:David Granatstein, Washington State UniversityFire blight is a serious disease of apple and pear caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora....

Can I Use This Input on My Organic Farm?

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic authors:Nick Andrews, Oregon State UniversityBrian Baker, Organic Materials Research Institute Jim Riddle, University of MinnesotaThe National...

Biology and Management of Pickleworm and Melonworm in Organic Curcurbit Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic author:Dr. Geoff Zehnder, Professor, Department of Entomology and Coordinator, IPM & Sustainable Agriculture Programs, Clemson UniversityScientific...

Managing Cucumber Beetles in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic author:William E. Snyder, Department of Entomology, Washington State University - PullmanThis article examines the biology and management of...

Purple Nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus) in Greater Depth

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic author:Dr. Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Association for Biological FarmingPurple nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus) is a colony-forming perennial weed that...

Organic Certification Resources

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic author:Jim Riddle, University of MinnesotaThe organizations and links shown below provide comprehensive information on the organic certification...

What is Organic Farming?

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 26, 2015

eOrganic authors:Danielle Treadwell, University of FloridaJim Riddle, University of MinnesotaMary Barbercheck, Penn State UniversityDeborah...

Organic Soil Fertility

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 24, 2015

eOrganic authors:Michelle Wander, University of IllinoisNick Andrews, Oregon State UniversityJohn McQueen, Oregon State University This article provides an...

Organic Potting Mix Basics

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 24, 2015

eOrganic author:Michelle Wander, University of IllinoisThis article covers basic information about organic potting mixes for organic farming systems. It...

Organic System Plan Overview

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 24, 2015

eOrganic authors:Brian Baker, Organic Materials Review InstituteJim Riddle, University of MinnesotaOrganic standards require that operators maintain and...

Managing the Soil to Reduce Insect Pests

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 24, 2015

eOrganic author:Geoff Zehnder, Clemson UniversityProponents of organic farming have long promoted the view that the likelihood of pest outbreaks is reduced...

Composting to Reduce Weed Seeds and Plant Pathogens

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 24, 2015

eOrganic author:Ed Zaborski, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignA key feature of organic farming systems is the utilization of organic residues as...

Adoption Potential and Perceptions of Reduced Tillage among Organic Farmers in the Maritime Pacific Northwest

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 24, 2015

eOrganic authors:Dr. Andrew T. Corbin Ph.D., Agriculture and Natural Resources Faculty, Washington State University Extension Snohomish County Dr. Douglas P....

Resources for Organic Certification of Research Sites and Facilities

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 24, 2015

eOrganic author:Jim Riddle, University of Minnesota This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by...

Managing Manure Fertilizers in Organic Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 21, 2015

eOrganic author:Michelle Wander, University of IllinoisThis article reviews the basics for manure management in organic systems. Topics covered include...

Organic Certification and Soil Conservation Compliance

Organic Agriculture Updated: August 21, 2015

eOrganic authors:Michelle Wander, University of IllinoisSusan Andrews, USDA - Natural Resource Conservation ServiceThis article reviews the conservation...

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