NEWS + COMMENTARY

Stay in touch with developments at MOSA, including our commentary on NOSB and USDA NOP proposals, and news about the organic industry.

Industry News

Rodale's Veteran Farmer Training Program Accepting Applications

Rodale Institute's Veteran Farmer Training Program provides 100% hands-on, personalized training in areas such as animal husbandry, vegetable production, research, and more!

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Industry News

New Dane County Pilot Program to Incentivize Organic Certification

In an effort to promote economic vitality, environmental stewardship, and the public health and safety of Dane County, WI residents, Dane County is piloting an Organic Conversion Incentive Program.

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Industry News

2017 CTIC-SARE-ASTA Cover Crop Survey

Thank you for choosing to share your perspective on cover crops. Whether you plant them now, used to plant them, or never tried... your insight is important to us.

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Industry News

USDA NIFA Announces Release of FY17 Food Safety Outreach Program RFA

USDA-NIFA is pleased to release the FY 2017 Food Safety Outreach Program Request for Applications (RFA). This program provides funding for food safety training and education for small and mid-sized producers, processors, and wholesalers affected by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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Action Alert

Contact Your Members of Congress about Organic Animal Welfare Standards

On January 18, 2017, the USDA finalized long-awaited animal welfare standards​ for animals raised under the organic label. But now the House and Senate Appropriations Committees may block the new rule. Members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees need to hear from us.

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Industry News

​Farm Production Recordkeeping Workbook Now Available from MOSES

MOSES has created a workbook with record­keeping forms that can be used both for crop insurance and organic certification—a valuable way to optimize your recordkeeping time when you are participating in both of these programs

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MOSA Commentary

2017 Spring NOSB Meeting

Supporting Document for MOSA Commentary on Sunset Materials

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MOSA Commentary

2017 Spring NOSB Meeting

MOSA Comment on NOSB Sunset Materials

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MOSA Commentary

2017 Spring NOSB Meeting

MOSA Comment on Proposal Strengthening the Organic Seed Guidance (NOP 5029)

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MOSA Commentary

2017 Spring NOSB Meeting

MOSA Comment on Proposal for Personnel Evaluations for Inspectors

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MOSA Commentary

2017 Spring NOSB Meeting

MOSA Comment on Discussion Document Eliminating the Incentive to Convert Native Ecosystems to Organic Production

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MOSA Commentary

2017 Spring NOSB Meeting

MOSA Comment on Discussion Document Clarifying “emergency” for use of synthetic parasiticides in organic livestock production

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