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Organic Grower Summit 2022 adds education sessions on biologicals and retail sales

- General News
A pair of recently announced educational sessions will explore the growing importance of biologicals as a tool of organic crop production and offer a look at the growth of organic fresh produce sales at grocery stores across the nation this year as the final parts of the educational program at Organic Grower Summit (OGS) 2022 presented by Western Growers and OPN.

Inflation hits organic produce; volume down but sales up

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Ongoing inflation resulted in higher retail prices of organic fresh produce during the third quarter of 2022, generating a 4.1 percent increase in total organic dollars but also contributing to a decline of 4.5 percent in organic volume compared to the same period last year, according to the Q3 2022 Organic Produce Performance Report released by Organic Produce Network (OPN) and Category Partners.

Grimmway Farms’ Jeff Huckaby Announced as OGS 2022 Grower of the Year

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The Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and OPN will honor long-time organic grower Jeff Huckaby as the recipient of the fifth annual Grower of the Year award.

Three ag tech ed sessions announced for Organic Grower Summit 2022

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A trio of sessions focused on the ever-changing landscape of ag technology have been announced as part of the educational program for the upcoming Organic Grower Summit (OGS) 2022 presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.

OGS 2022 announces ‘Exploring Organic Research Ed Intensive’

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A two-parted intensive featuring the results of two recently released reports on organic farming and an in-depth workshop discussing how organic farmers can address current challenges has been announced as part of the 2022 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.

Regenerative ed session at OGS 2022 announced

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As regenerative agriculture is reshaping how food is grown, a panel of organic industry leaders will address the trends and standards of regenerative organic marketing and certification at the Organic Grower Summit 2022 Presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.

Second ed session for OGS 2022 announced

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The explosive growth of CEA (controlled environment agriculture) production has reshaped the landscape of fresh food production, and a panel of fresh produce industry experts will examine what the future of this $100 billion industry may look like in the coming years in the second educational session announced as part of the educational program for the upcoming Organic Grower Summit (OGS) 2022 Presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 3-December 1 in Monterey, CA.

First education session for OGS 2022 announced

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Navigating and adhering to new compliance requirements for organic producers and handlers will be the subject of the first educational session announced as part of the Organic Grower Summit (OGS) 2022 presented by Western Growers and OPN educational program, slated for Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Monterey, CA.

OPN: Inflation hits organic fresh produce in Q2 2022

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Higher retail prices of organic fresh produce during the second quarter of 2022 generated a 3.7 percent increase in total organic dollars but also contributed to a decline in organic volume of 2.8 percent, according to Q2 2022 Organic Produce Performance Report issued by the Organic Produce Network (OPN) and Category Partners.

Attendee engagement high at Organic Produce Summit

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The Roarin’ 20s continue in the trade show world with record attendance for the Organic Produce Summit July 13-14.