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Leahy announces Farm Bill funds to help small farmers with organic certification costs

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy, Contact Jay Tilton, Jay_Tilton@leahy.senate.gov WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, July 17, 2014) – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Thursday announced $13 million in funding to help farmers working to earn their organic certifications. Leahy – considered the “father” of the national organic standards and labeling program – fought to include the organic certification …Read More

Grower takes next step in organic farming

By Scott Donnelly, GRANVILLE — For Michael Kilpatrick, the decision to become a Department of Agriculture Certified Organic grower came down to timing. There was a time when Kilpatrick felt the USDA program was tarnished by the influence of big politics and even bigger farms. And while the agency remains the target of such criticism …Read More