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CCOF is a nonprofit organization that advances organic agriculture for a healthy world through organic certification, education, advocacy, and promotion. We envision a world where organic is the norm.

December 5, 2023

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) sets minimum food safety standards for the production of fruits, vegetables, and…

December 7, 2023

Learn more about pest management practices in sustainable and organic agriculture at this short webinar. CEU Units: DPR- 1 Other, .5 Laws CCA- 1…

December 12, 2023

This 8th annual supply chain conference features innovative, sustainable, and value-added opportunities for farmers, grain handlers, processors,…

Are you an organic or transitioning farmer or rancher who wants to test out a new agricultural…
Apricot Lane Farms is a 234-acre farm integrated within a reawakened ecosystem. With a team that…
Location: San Jose Schedule: Monday-Friday, onsite hours 7:30am-4:00pm. Benefits: Benefits for…

CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

December 4, 2023 | Blog

One of the exciting things about CCOF’s 50th birthday is that many of our long-time members are celebrating milestone birthdays, too! One of those members is Mark Neal, from Neal Family Vineyards. Next year will mark 40 years of Mark farming organic grapes at the prestigious Martha’s Vineyard in Napa, California. 

Mark has certainly built an organic legacy in Napa over the last 40 years. Since 1984, he’s converted more than 1,000 acres of Napa’s vineyards to organic production. Mark is known in the wine industry for his expertise in organic and biodynamic vineyard management, both…

December 4, 2023 | Article
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Canada has signed a new organic equivalence arrangement with South Korea, effective November 1, 2023. This arrangement recognizes the Canadian Organic Regime (COR) as equivalent with the South Korean organic regulations with a few minor variations. Organic products certified to the COR…

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November 28, 2023 | Blog

The latest addition to the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) series of crop cost and return studies describes the practices and associated costs of producing organic processing apples grown on the Central Coast, including land preparation, fertility and pest management, irrigation, labor, and harvest. The reports also include tables reporting potential profits under various price and yield scenarios. Processing apples grown in the Central Coast are typically used to make juice and sparkling cider.

All cost and return studies are available for free…

November 28, 2023 | Blog

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) believes in supporting organic farmers and ranchers in their constant search for innovation and farm profitability. The Farmer Led Trials (FLT) program puts farmers in the driver’s seat and recognizes their wisdom, experimentation, and problem-solving skills. Built in the spirit of curiosity and collaboration, this program will support farmers and ranchers in conducting impactful research that can address their unique challenges.

Organic farming and ranching take dedication, financial investment, and a great deal of trial and error to…