Ag secretary unveils vision for organic farming, details crop insurance

May 2013
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/15/2013, p7
The article focuses on U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's efforts to sustain the growth of organic agriculture in the country. The more than 30 billion-worth dollars organic sector of the U.S. has been seeing market share increases, which is made possible by support coming from organizations like the National Organic Program. Under the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is tasked to produce national standards for these products.


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