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Organic Potting Mix Basics

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 29, 2014

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

Organic Poultry Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 25, 2014

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Nutrient Requirements of Organic Layer Chickens

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 25, 2014

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyThe nutritional requirements of laying hens will vary depending on level of production....

Nutrient Requirements of Growing Replacement Pullets for Organic Egg Production

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 25, 2014

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyFeeding pullets during the growing period can have major effects on subsequent egg production...

Bring Existing Weeds Under Control Before Planting Weed-Sensitive Crops

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 25, 2014

eOrganic author:Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Association for Biological FarmingHealthy soil, optimum nutrition, appropriate planting dates, and best cultural...

Approved Chemicals for Use in Organic Postharvest Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 25, 2014

Source:Adapted from: Silva, E. 2008. Approved chemicals for use in organic postharvest systems. In Wholesale success: a farmer's guide to selling,...

Including Insects in Organic Poultry Diets

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 25, 2014

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

Including Barley in Organic Poultry Diets

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 25, 2014

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...

Including Chickpeas in Organic Poultry Diets

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 25, 2014

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...

Measures of Soil Biology and Biological Activity

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

eOrganic author:Dr. Michelle M. Wander, University of IllinoisSource:Some content and the structure of the article is based on the consensus about indicators...

Scouting for Vegetable and Fruit Pests on Organic Farms

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

Fruit Crop Pest Models - WSU Decision Aid SystemGarden Insects of North America - W. CranshawNatural Enemies Handbook - M.L Flint, S. DreistadtNortheast...

Brassicas and Mustards for Cover Cropping in Organic Farming

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

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

Food Systems Introduction

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

eOrganic authors:Garry Stephenson, Oregon State UniversityDebra Sohm-LawsonA sustainable community food system, as defined by the University of California...

Increasing Plant and Soil Biodiversity on Organic Farmscapes Webinar

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

In this webinar, recorded on May 4, 2010,  Louise Jackson of the University of California at Davis examines research results from a case study in California...

Organic Methods for Control of Insect Pests and Diseases of Pecan and Peach Webinar

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

 A number of insect pests and diseases can cause severe damage in orchard crops such as pecan and peach. Drs. David Shapiro-Ilan and Clive Bock from the...

Performance of Organic Treatments in Long-Term Systems Trials: Organic Benefits and Challenges In the Face of Climate Change Webinar

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

 Long term systems trials provide a wealth of data on the impacts of production management on crop performance and the agroecosystem. In this webinar, Dr....

Organic Certification Resources

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

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

Darkling Beetle Control on Organic Poultry Farms

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyNOTE: Before applying ANY pest control product, be sure to 1) read and understand the safety...

Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri)

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

eOrganic author:Dr. Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Association for Biological FarmingPalmer amaranth, also known as Palmer pigweed, is an extremely aggressive,...

Purple Nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus) in Greater Depth

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

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

Frost Seeding: A Cheap Alternative to Improve Hay and Pasture Land

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

eOrganic author:Heather Darby, University of Vermont ExtensionFrost seeding is a popular option to improve forage yield and quality of pasture and hay land....

Research and Education Organizations and Events Related to Organic Seed

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

eOrganic authors:Micaela Colley, Organic Seed AllianceAlex Stone, Oregon State UniversityLinda Brewer, Oregon State UniversityThis is an Organic Seed...

Biology and Management of Aphids in Organic Cucurbit Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

eOrganic author:Dr. Mary E. Barbercheck, Penn State UniversityThis article provides general information on the biology and life cycles, damage from and...

Disease Management in Organic Seed Production

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

eOrganic authors:Lindsey du Toit, Washington State UniversityEmily Gatch, Washington State UniversityThis is an Organic Seed Resource Guide article.Diseases...

Managing Manure Fertilizers in Organic Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 24, 2014

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

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