ORGANIC FARMING RESEARCH GRANTS
- North Carolina, Tennessee scientists teaming up to improve organic produce safety. Moore, Justin // Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/4/2013, p5
The article explores the work on improving the safety of organic produce being done by scientists at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and North Carolina State University. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded two million U.S. dollars to fund the four-year,...
- Rodale proves organic works. // Organic Gardening (08973792);Apr97, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p20
Presents a research conducted by Rodale Institute proving the benefits of organic methods in farming. Comparisons between organic and chemical farming methods; Advantages of organic methods; Features of organic soil.
- Organics can't wait. // Vegetarian Times;Sep93, Issue 193, p14
Reports on farmers' formation of the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF). Government's failure to issue research grants; Aims; Operation in California, Oregon and Washington; Nationwide projection.
- Money doesn't grow on organic tress. // Vegetarian Times;Dec94, Issue 208, p14
Reports on a survey of certified organic farmers by the Organic Farming Research Foundation. Source of income; Median gross income from farming; Other demographic information.
- Incognito produce. // Vegetarian Times;Oct97, Issue 242, p28
Provides information on sales of organic industry. Report of the Organic Farming Research Foundation based in Santa Cruz, California; Farm maintenance.
- Report rules against increase in organic farming as climate change solution. // Horticulture Week;2/5/2010, p26
The article reports on the study that challenges the belief that organic production in the food and agriculture sector is the solution to combat climate change by the WWF-UK and the Food Climate Research Network in Great Britain.
- Sharing research a real cash saver. // Farmers Weekly;5/10/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 19, p5
Discusses the benefits of combining organic and conventional farming scientific research.
- Advances In Organic Farming Research. Sooby, Jane // In Business;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p16
In an historic development for organic farming research, the first full symposium since 1981 was held at the Agronomy, Soil and Crop Science Societies of America annual meetings during November 4-5, 2003 in Denver, Colorado. The two-day Organic Agriculture Symposium featured four sessions, a...
- Organic farming not always better for biodiversity. MOSES, KARA // Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Nov2010, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p11
The article focuses on a study that suggests that conventional farming methods, when couples with areas specifically managed for wildlife, could offer greater protection for biodiversity while maintaining high food production.