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Pay and Feed Price, November/December 2022

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Updated: Sun, Nov 20, 2022

Finding Value in Organic Dairy: Sheffer’s Grassland Dairy, Hoosick Falls, NY, owned and operated by Eric and Wally Sheffer

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Updated: Mon, Nov 21, 2022

Organic Dairy Buyers, Processors and Producers Ask Congress for Help

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Updated: Mon, Nov 28, 2022

Strategies for a Sustainable Pay Price for Organic Dairy: Field Days Session Summary

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Updated: Mon, Nov 21, 2022

Ask the Vet: Question & Answer Session a Field Days Session Summary

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Updated: Sat, Dec 3, 2022

The End of Organic Farming (as we know it)

By Jim Riddle, Organic Independents LLP Blue Fruit Farm

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Updated: Sun, Nov 20, 2022

Best Nutrition Strategies During Times of High Grain and Input Costs

By Bill Kipp, Nutritionist and Dairy Consultant, Middlebury, VT, Heather Darby, UVM Extension, Sara Ziegler, UVM Extension

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Updated: Sun, Nov 20, 2022

Recent ODairy Discussions – November, 2022

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Updated: Sun, Nov 20, 2022

Feed, Grain, Hay for Sale/Want to Buy

Posted: to Classifieds on Tue, Nov 1, 2022
Updated: Tue, Nov 1, 2022

Employment Opportunities

Posted: to Classifieds on Mon, Oct 31, 2022
Updated: Tue, Nov 8, 2022

Equipment For Sale/Wanted

Posted: to Classifieds on Sat, Oct 29, 2022
Updated: Sat, Oct 29, 2022

Feed and Pay Price September/October, 2022

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Sep 20, 2022
Updated: Tue, Sep 20, 2022

A Dairy Legacy Thrives: Walter Organic Family Farm, Villard, Minnesota Owned and operated by Nate and Angie Walter

By Tamara Scully, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Sep 20, 2022
Updated: Tue, Sep 20, 2022

The 22nd Annual NODPA Field Days Organic Dairy: What’s Next?

VFW Post 7823, 530 Exchange Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

Posted: to Field Days on Tue, Sep 20, 2022
Updated: Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Publication of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards (OLPS) Proposed Rule

By Ed Maltby, Executive Director, NODPA

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Sep 20, 2022
Updated: Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Kirk Arnold NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Sep 20, 2022
Updated: Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Sep 20, 2022
Updated: Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Free Mental Health First Aid Trainings for Ag Communities of New York State

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Sep 20, 2022
Updated: Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Animals

Posted: to Classifieds on Fri, Aug 19, 2022
Updated: Fri, Aug 19, 2022

Pay and Feed Prices, July/August 2022

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Jul 31, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jul 31, 2022

Generational Farming at Severy Farm: Conventional to Organic to 100% Grass-fed

Nate and Kerianne Severy, Severy Farm, LLC, Cornwall, VT

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Jul 31, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jul 31, 2022

Organic Dairy: What’s Next? The 22nd Annual NODPA Field Days, Sept. 29 & 30, 2022

VFW Post 7823, 530 Exchange St., Middlebury, VT 05753

Posted: to Field Days on Sun, Jul 31, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jul 31, 2022

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Jul 31, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jul 31, 2022

The 2023 Farm Bill--What you can do

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Policy on Sun, Jul 31, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jul 31, 2022

The tale of two cold-storage warehouses: automating Aurora Organic Dairy

How a dairy producer used Westfalia AS/RS to streamline processes in two locations.

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Jul 31, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jul 31, 2022

Recent ODairy Discussions – July, 2022

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Jul 31, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jul 31, 2022

Pay and Feed Prices, May/June 2022

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, May 30, 2022
Updated: Mon, May 30, 2022

2019-2020 Cost of Production on Vermont Organic Dairy Farms

By Jen Miller, NOFA-VT Farmer Services Director

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Mon, May 30, 2022
Updated: Mon, May 30, 2022

From the NODPA Desk May/June, 2022

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, May 30, 2022
Updated: Mon, May 30, 2022

NOSB Spring Meeting, April 26, 2022

Compiled by Ed Maltby from reports by National Organic Coalition and Organic Trade Association

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, May 30, 2022
Updated: Mon, May 30, 2022

Message from the NODPA Co-President

Kirk Arnold, NODPA Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, May 30, 2022
Updated: Mon, May 30, 2022

Transitioning to Organic: A Natural Progression Eltimar Farm, Marathon, NY, owned and operated by Tim and Mary Elliott

By Tamara Scully, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, May 10, 2022
Updated: Tue, May 10, 2022

Feed and Pay Price March/April, 2022

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Apr 3, 2022
Updated: Sun, Apr 3, 2022

Jumping into Organic Dairy Farming: Bo Lait Farm, Washington, Maine Owned and operated by Conor and Alexis MacDonald

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Apr 3, 2022
Updated: Sun, Apr 3, 2022

The Long Awaited Origin of Livestock Rule is Published

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Apr 3, 2022
Updated: Sun, Apr 3, 2022

Update on organic contracts in New York and New England

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Sun, Apr 3, 2022
Updated: Sun, Apr 3, 2022

Save the Date: 22nd Annual NODPA Field Days, Middlebury, VT September 29 & 30, 2022

By Nora Owens, NODPA Field Days Coordinator

Posted: to Field Days on Sun, Apr 3, 2022
Updated: Sun, Apr 3, 2022

Assessing PFAS Contamination on Dairy Farms in Maine

By Rick Kersbergen, Extension Professor, U of Maine Cooperative Extension, Sustainable Dairy and Forage Systems This article is reprinted with permission

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Apr 3, 2022
Updated: Sun, Apr 3, 2022

Genetic Diversity of the Jersey Breed

By Brad Heins, Associate Professor, Dairy Management, West Central ROC, University of MN This article first appeared in the March 2022 issue of News from the WROC, and is reprinted here with permission.

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Apr 3, 2022
Updated: Sun, Apr 3, 2022

Feed and Pay Price January 2022

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Jan 23, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jan 23, 2022

FEATURED FARM: University Organic Dairy Farm: Beyond the Research University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC)

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Jan 23, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jan 23, 2022

Update on the Organic Dairy Crises in the Northeast

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Sun, Jan 23, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jan 23, 2022

The Danone/Horizon and Maple Hill Contract Dump: The Facts

By Ed Maltby, Executive Director, NODPA

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Sun, Jan 23, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jan 23, 2022

Mower with a Mind of its Own: A Partnership between University of Minnesota Researchers and a Minnesota Company aims to Make Farming More Sustainable

By Gayla Marty, Minneapolis-based freelance writer and Joel Haskard, University of Minnesota

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Jan 23, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jan 23, 2022

Danone’s December 13th Letter to NODPA

Dear Northeast Dairy Producers Alliance:

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Tue, Dec 14, 2021
Updated: Tue, Dec 14, 2021

Feed and Pay Price November/December 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Dec 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

Harrison’s Homegrown Dairy Farm, Patrick & Melanie Harrison, Addison, VT

Relocation and Certification: Changes on the Dairy By Tamara Scully

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Dec 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

Update on the Organic Dairy Market in the Northeast

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Thu, Dec 9, 2021
Updated: Sun, Dec 12, 2021

National Organic Standards Board Meeting and Comment Webinars

Notes and remarks that relate to organic dairy from the Fall NOSB meeting courtesy of the National Organic Coalition

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Dec 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

2021 NODPA Field Days: Session Summaries

Invest in your Forages Session, Insights from the Vets Session, and Field Days Recap

Posted: to Field Days Summaries on Thu, Dec 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

Dairy Grazing Survey: We Need Your Input

Dear Organic Dairy Producer,

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Dec 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

The Organic Economic Advantange

By Dale M. Johnson, University of Maryland Extension

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Thu, Dec 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

Recent ODairy Discussions – November, 2021

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Thu, Dec 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

7,739 Organic Farmers and Consumers File Complaint

The Complaint is against B-Lab Calling for Action on Danone North America’s B Corp Certification

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Wed, Nov 24, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

Organic Organizations Keep Up Pressure on Danone

Pressure to Stand by Northeast Organic Dairy Farm Families

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Tue, Nov 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 9, 2021

Services

Posted: to Classifieds on Tue, Nov 2, 2021
Updated: Tue, Nov 2, 2021

Pay and Feed Price: September/October, 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Sep 20, 2021
Updated: Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Danone Drops 89 Organic Dairies and exits New England and Upstate New York (Updated 9/15/21)

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Updated: Mon, Oct 4, 2021

21st Annual NODPA Field Days September 30 & October 1, 2021

NODPA Field Days Summary Coming Soon

Posted: to Field Days on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Updated: Mon, Oct 4, 2021

FEATURED FARM: Grass-fed Growth: Finding what Works. Saddlers Run Farm, Allensville, PA

Owned and operated by Alvin and Marianne Peachy and family. By Tamara Scully, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Updated: Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Act Now!

Sign your name in support of NE Organic Dairy Farms!

Posted: to Danone & Maple Hill Terminate 135 Dairy Contracts on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Updated: Mon, Oct 4, 2021

Can Seaweed Cut Methane Emissions on Dairy Farms?

By Diane Nelson--article reprinted with permission from UC Davis

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Updated: Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Protect Biodiversity and Native Ecosystems in the Organic Rule

By Harriet Behar, Sweet Springs Farm and Jo Ann Baumgartner, Wild Farm Alliance

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Updated: Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Kirk Arnold, NODPA Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Updated: Sun, Sep 19, 2021

Feed and Pay Price July/August, 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Aug 2, 2021
Updated: Mon, Aug 2, 2021

Going Unconventional: A Grass-fed Journey The Choiniere Family Farm, Highgate, Vermont

By Tamara Scully, contributing writer, with assistance from Kathie Arnold

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Aug 2, 2021
Updated: Mon, Aug 2, 2021

The 21st Annual NODPA Field Days: The Organic Dairy Community Coming Together to Explore Its Challenges and Opportunities

The Mallet Barn, Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment, Freeport, Maine September 30th & October 1st

Posted: to Field Days on Mon, Aug 2, 2021
Updated: Mon, Aug 9, 2021

21st Annual NODPA Field Days Program

Posted: to Field Days on Mon, Aug 2, 2021
Updated: Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment: A demonstration farm & educational center for innovative practices in regenerative ag

By Leah Puro, WNC Agricultural Research Coordinator

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Aug 2, 2021
Updated: Tue, Aug 3, 2021

From the NODPA Desk July/August 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Aug 2, 2021
Updated: Mon, Aug 2, 2021

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Aug 2, 2021
Updated: Mon, Aug 2, 2021

Recent ODairy Discussions – July, 2021

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Aug 2, 2021
Updated: Mon, Aug 2, 2021

Land/Farm for Sale or Lease

Posted: to Classifieds on Mon, Jun 7, 2021
Updated: Mon, Jun 7, 2021

Feed and Pay Price May/June, 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Jun 2, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Grass-Fed Milk Production: Putting it all together Tafel Farm, Laurens, NY, Adam and Margaret Tafel, owner operators

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Jun 2, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Origin of Livestock

By Kathie Arnold, Chair of the NODPA Policy Committee and past NODPA president, and Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Jun 1, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Vilsack’s Checkoff Problem

By Clint Rainey

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Jun 1, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Kirk Arnold, NODPA Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Jun 1, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

PFAs and Agriculture: What It Means

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Jun 1, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Recent ODairy Discussions – May, 2021

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Jun 1, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Recent ODairy Discussions – March, 2021

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Jun 1, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Pay and Feed Price: March/April 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Regeneration: Alexandre Family Farm The Blake and Stephanie Alexandre Family, Crescent City, California

By Tamara Scully, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, May 17, 2021

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 21st ANNUAL NODPA FIELD DAYS Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, Maine September 30th and October 1st, 2021

By Nora Owens, NODPA Field Days Coordinator

Posted: to Field Days on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Soil Farming

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News Contributing Writer

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, Apr 12, 2021

From the NODPA Desk March/April 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Value-Added Cow Genetics: Taking a look at A2/A2

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News Contributing Writer

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Farmers’ Guide to the 2021 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Feed and Pay Price January/February 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Feb 4, 2021
Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Just Beginning: An Organic Raw Milk Dairy Journey: Family Cow Farmstand, Hinesburg, Vermont

Owned and operated by Aubrey Schatz and Scott Hoffman

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Feb 4, 2021
Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Origin of Livestock letter to the USDA Secretary

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Feb 4, 2021
Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Proven Programs, Not False Hopes--Engaging Farmers in Climate Solutions

BY Jeanne Merrill and Chris Schreiner, Opinion Contributors, THE HILL

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Feb 3, 2021
Updated: Mon, Aug 16, 2021

Combating Invasive Weeds in Organic Dairy Pastures

By Tamara Scully, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Feb 3, 2021
Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Is Your Farm Receiving the Support You Need Since COVID-19 Began?

Your feedback in needed

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Feb 3, 2021
Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Kirk Arnold, NODPA Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Feb 3, 2021
Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Updated Guide to USDA Programs Opens Door to Millions of Dollars of Available Funding

Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Feb 3, 2021
Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2021

From the NODPA Desk January/February 2021

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Feb 1, 2021
Updated: Mon, Feb 1, 2021

Recent ODairy Discussions – January, 2021

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Feb 1, 2021
Updated: Mon, Feb 1, 2021

Working Hard to Keep It Simple: Green Acres Farmstead The Curvin Eby Family, Hagerstown, MD

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

From the NODPA Desk November/December 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

The 20th Annual NODPA Field Days Producer-Only Meeting: A Summary

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Field Days on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

OSHA Assists in Identifying and Managing Dairy Farm Hazards

By Nick Donofrio, CAS – OSHA Region 2, New York State

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Pay and Feed Price: November/December 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Jack Lazor, Butterworks Farm, Westfield VT Dies at the Age of 69

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Arden Landis: A Pioneer in Grass-based Organic Dairy

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Recent ODairy Discussions, November/December, 2020

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Pay and Feed Price: September/October 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Featured Farm: Decades of Organic Dairying: Lutteke Organics, Wells, Minnesota

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Welcome to NODPA’s Virtual Field Days and Annual Meeting

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Field Days on Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Companion Grasses for Forage Legumes

By Allen Wilder, Forage Agronomist, the William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY and Sid Bosworth, Forage Agronomist, retired, University of Vermont Extension

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Update on Origin of Livestock

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Policy on Sun, Sep 27, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Message from the NODPA Co-President

By Kirk Arnold, NODPA Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Sep 27, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Recent ODairy Discussions, September, 2020

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Sep 27, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Pay and Feed Prices: July/August, 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Aug 9, 2020
Updated: Sun, Aug 9, 2020

Making Money in the Shade

By Brad Heins, Kirsten Sharpe, Eric Buchanan, and Mike Reese Originally appeared in Hoard’s Dairyman, and reprinted with permission.

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Aug 9, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

COVID 19 Causes the Postponement of the 20th Annual NODPA Field Days

The September NODPA News will feature a Special NODPA Field Days Education Program Supplement Section

Posted: to Field Days on Fri, Aug 7, 2020
Updated: Sun, Aug 9, 2020

Managing Forage Legumes for Improved Productivity and Persistence

Rich Smith and Nick Warren University of New Hampshire, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Aug 7, 2020
Updated: Fri, Aug 7, 2020

Message from the NODPA President

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Aug 7, 2020
Updated: Fri, Aug 7, 2020

National Organic Program: Strengthening Organic Enforcement

Compiled by Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Aug 7, 2020
Updated: Fri, Aug 7, 2020

From the NODPA Desk July/August 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Aug 7, 2020
Updated: Sun, Aug 9, 2020

Featured Farm: Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, Maine

by Tamara Scully

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Aug 3, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

20th Annual NODPA Field Days Postponed until 2021

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, the Annual NODPA Field Days at Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport ME, has been postponed until 2021

Posted: to Field Days on Thu, Jul 23, 2020
Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2020

Recent ODairy Discussions – July 2020

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Wed, Jul 15, 2020
Updated: Wed, Jul 15, 2020

An Inside Look at Wisconsin Grazing Specialist’s Farm: Mahalko Dairy

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Thu, May 21, 2020

USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program: Farmers should submit applications ASAP beginning May 26th

Plus a COVID-19 Resource Guide for Farmers

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Thu, May 21, 2020

The Key Role of Forage Legumes in Organic Dairy Diets: Effects on Your Bottom Line

By Andre F. Brito, Maichel J. Lange, and Luiz H. P. Silva; University of New Hampshire, Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems 

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Wed, May 20, 2020

UPDATE: The 20th Annual NODPA Field Days

Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agricultural and Environmental Education, Freeport, ME

Posted: to Field Days on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Wed, May 20, 2020

Pay and Feed Prices May/June 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Wed, May 20, 2020

From the NODPA Desk May/June 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Wed, May 20, 2020

Recent Odairy Discussions, May, 2020

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Wed, May 20, 2020

Soil Fertility Expert weighs Costs, Benefits of Liming Low pH Soils

By MATTHEW WEAVER Capital Press This article, reprinted by permission, first appeared in the Capital Press, March 31, 2020

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Wed, May 20, 2020

Embracing Change at Tre-G Farms, Smith Family Farm, Pompey, NY

by Tamara Scully, NODPA News Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2020

From the NODPA Desk, April 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

ODairy Discussions - March/April, 2020

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Pay and Feed Prices: March/April 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Wed, May 20, 2020

Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment, Freeport, Maine to Host the 20th Annual NODPA Field Days

By Allison Carrier, Marketing & Communications Manager, Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment

Posted: to Field Days on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Update: SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 20TH ANNUAL NODPA FIELD DAYS SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2020

Program Update

Posted: to Field Days on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

General Mills Launches Regenerative Wheat Farming Pilot in Kansas

By Jason Flatt, This article first appeared on the Food Tank website, https://foodtank.com/ and is reprinted with permission

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Message from the NODPA President

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

We Brought the Organic Farmer’s Voice to DC Annual Advocacy Day recap from the Organic Farmers Association Policy Director

By Patty Lovera, OFA Policy Director

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

National Organic Standards Board Spring Meeting Logistics

From the USDA  Organic Insider

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Judge gives USDA 6 Months to Fix Organic Livestock Rule Errors

Adapted from an article by Sustainable Food News, March 13, 2020

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

From the NODPA Desk March/April 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 20TH ANNUAL NODPA FIELD DAYS, SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2020

Posted: to Field Days on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Corona Virus-COVID-19: Helpful Things to Remember

Anu Rangarajan, Director of the Cornell Small Farms Program

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Jan 26, 2020
Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2020

NODPA Comments on the Proposed Rule on Origin of Livestock

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Jan 25, 2020
Updated: Tue, Jan 28, 2020

Validation of the RumiWatchSystem to Monitor Feeding and Locomotive Behaviors in an Organic Grazing Dairy Herd

Glenda M. Pereira, Kirsten T. Sharpe and Bradley J. Heins, WROC, University of Minnesota

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Jan 25, 2020
Updated: Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Vermont Law School Launches Free Lease Builder Tool for Farmers

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Jan 25, 2020
Updated: Sun, Jan 26, 2020

From the NODPA Desk, January/February 2020

Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Jan 24, 2020
Updated: Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Agriculture Spending Legislation Has Passed in United Sates Senate and House

Analysis by the National Organic Coalition (NOC)

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Jan 24, 2020
Updated: Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Organic Farmers Association Hires New Policy Director

Former Food and Water Watch Program Director Will Lead Organic Policy Advocacy Effort

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Jan 24, 2020
Updated: Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Pay and Feed Prices: January/February 2020

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Jan 23, 2020
Updated: Tue, Jan 28, 2020

Recent ODairy Discussions – January, 2020

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board Co-President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Updated: Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Grassfed Direct Market Farming in Paradise: Dutch Meadows Farm

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Jan 9, 2020
Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Pay & Feed Prices Nov/Dec 2019

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Nov 19, 2019
Updated: Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Misty Brook Farm, Katia and Brendan Holmes, Albion, Maine

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday! Please support NODPA

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Thu, Dec 5, 2019

Action Alert: Origin of Livestock Rule--Comments Needed

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2019

NODPA Kicks off Annual Fund Drive

By Nora Owens

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2019

2019 NODPA Field Days Summary

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Learning to Love a Farmland Lease

Kate Kellman, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Land For Good and Jae Silverman, MA Field Agent, Land For Good

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2019

National Organic Standards: Notes from the Fall Board meeting

Compiled by Ed Maltby from information supplied by Abby Youngblood and Christie Badger from the National Organic Coalition

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2019

From the Co-President’s Desk

By Kirk Arnold, NODPA Co-president

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2019

From the NODPA Desk, November/December, 2019

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2019

2019 NODPA Field Days Summary

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Field Days on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussion, November 2019

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Updated: Fri, Nov 15, 2019

Grunen Aue Farm, Nathan and Kristine Weaver Family Farm, Canastota, NY

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Oct 3, 2019
Updated: Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) offering Fund-a-Farmer Grants

Applications are due by December 2, 2019

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Oct 3, 2019
Updated: Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussion, September 2019

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Sep 22, 2019
Updated: Fri, Nov 22, 2019

Preparing for the Future of Organic Dairy: Strategies for Long-Term Sustainability, The 19th Annual NODPA Field Days, September 26 & 27, 2019

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL RATES UNTIL SEPTEMBER 19TH

Posted: to Field Days on Sun, Sep 8, 2019
Updated: Sun, Sep 8, 2019

Small Organic Dairy Farmers Say the Rules are Stacked Against Them. One Rule in Particular.

By Lisa Held, Civil Eats, August 13, 2019

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Sep 8, 2019
Updated: Sun, Sep 8, 2019

Gene Editing and Organic Certification

Perspectives from Beyond Pesticides and the Cornucopia Institute

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Sep 8, 2019
Updated: Sun, Sep 8, 2019

September/October 2019 Pay and Feed Prices

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Sep 8, 2019
Updated: Sun, Sep 8, 2019

From the NODPA Desk

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Sep 8, 2019
Updated: Sun, Sep 8, 2019

July/August 2019 Pay and Feed Prices

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Jul 26, 2019
Updated: Fri, Jul 26, 2019

From the President’s Desk

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Updated: Fri, Jul 26, 2019

William Michael Murphy, 1941-2019

In Memoriam by Fred Magdoff, Emeritus Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Vermont

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Updated: Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussion, July 2019

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Updated: Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Troyer Family Farm, Fenner, NY: Making The Transition to Grassfed Dairying

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Updated: Sun, Sep 8, 2019

Organic Pay and Feed Prices, May/June, 2019

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Jun 16, 2019
Updated: Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Organic Dairy Farm Cost-of-Production Study in Vermont: 2017 Analysis

By Jen Miller, Farmer Services Director, Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA VT)                                 

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Jun 13, 2019
Updated: Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Preparing for the Future of Organic Dairy: Strategies for Long-Term Sustainability

2019 NODPA Field Days

Posted: to Field Days on Thu, Jun 13, 2019
Updated: Thu, Jun 13, 2019

From the NODPA Desk

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Jun 12, 2019
Updated: Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussion, May, 2019

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Wed, Jun 12, 2019
Updated: Sun, Jun 16, 2019

USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) Continues to Fail at Protecting U.S. Organic Producers

By John Bobbe. First printed in Milkweed, May 2019; reprinted with permission from the author

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Jun 12, 2019
Updated: Sun, Jun 16, 2019

FEATURED FARM: Young Family Farm, Antwerp, NY

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Updated: Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Save the Date: 19th Annual NODPA Field Days

September 26 & 27, 2019, Theodore’s Restaurant, 3231 Seneca Turnpike, Canastota, NY

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Updated: Mon, Apr 22, 2019

From the NODPA Desk

Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Updated: Sat, Apr 27, 2019

Recent ODairy Discussions, March 2019

By Liz Bawden, NODPA Board President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Updated: Sat, Apr 27, 2019

Keeping Kelp in Front of Cows on Grass

By Brittany Olson, Reprinted with permission from Progressive Dairyman, March 18, 2019

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Updated: Mon, Apr 29, 2019

Origin of Livestock Final Rule: Letter from the Organic Farmers Association

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Updated: Mon, May 6, 2019

Organic Milk Pay, Retail And Feed Prices: April 2019

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Updated: Sat, Apr 27, 2019

Stollers Organic Dairy, Sterling, Ohio, owned and operated by the Scott Stoller Family

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Apr 1, 2019
Updated: Sun, Jun 16, 2019

The 18th Annual NODPA Field Days

Tools for Survival: Weathering the Current Dairy Crisis While Maintaining Organic Integrity

Posted: to Field Days Summaries on Thu, Mar 14, 2019
Updated: Thu, Mar 14, 2019

FEATURED FARM:Windmill Meadows Farm, Hagerstown, Maryland

Owned and Operated by the Jacob and May Horst Family

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Feb 28, 2019
Updated: Thu, Feb 28, 2019

2019 NODPA Field Days: Save the Date

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Feb 27, 2019
Updated: Wed, Apr 3, 2019

Organic Dairy in Crisis: Where do we go from here?

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Feb 24, 2019
Updated: Wed, Apr 3, 2019

After Dairying: What’s Next?

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

From the NODPA Desk

January 2019, by Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Origin of Livestock Final Rule-Next Steps

Letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Purdue

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Out-Wintering the Dairy Herd

By Brad Heins, Associate Professor of Dairy Science, West Central Research and Outreach Center, University of Minnesota, Morris, MN

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Help Bring Social Justice to Organic Farms

By Louis H. Battalen, Northeast Coordinator, Agricultural Justice Project

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Chris Hill, NODPA’s longtime Graphic Designer and Webmaster Retires

Nora Owens, NODPA News Editor

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, January 2019

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussion, November, 2018

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, September, 2018

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, July, 2018

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, May 2018

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, March, 2018

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, January 2018

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, November, 2017

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, September, 2017

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussions, July, 2017

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Organic Pay, Retail and Feed Price, January 2019

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Jan 11, 2019
Updated: Mon, Jan 14, 2019

NODPA Speaks Out On The Origin of Livestock

Next Steps to Save Organic -- By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director.

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Nov 22, 2018
Updated: Thu, Nov 22, 2018

Ottercrest Farm, Whiting, VT

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Nov 21, 2018
Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Organic Pay, Retail and Feed Price, November, 2018

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Nov 11, 2018
Updated: Sun, Nov 11, 2018

So You Want To Learn More About Organic Dairy?

By Karen Hills, Crop and Soil Technician, University of Vermont Extension

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Thinking Outside The Fence

Organic Dairy Looks to Robotic Milker to Increase Family Time

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Updated: Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Current Research On Molasses As An Alternative Energy Source For Organic Dairy Herds

Forage & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Updated: Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Kevin Jahnke Fly Trap

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Updated: Thu, Oct 18, 2018

ORGANIC PRODUCTION

Weeds or Forbs?

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Sep 11, 2018
Updated: Tue, Sep 11, 2018

Analyzing Your Dairy Profits

Dale M. Johnson, Farm Management Specialist, University of Maryland Extension

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Mon, Sep 10, 2018
Updated: Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Peace Hollow Farm, Knoxville, Maryland

In preparation for the 2018 NODPA Field Days, we’ve updated this Featured Farm article, originally published in the March 2017 NODPA News. Peace Hollow Farm is the site of the first Featured Farm. -by Sonja Heyck-Merlin

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sat, Sep 8, 2018
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Organic Milk Pay, Retail and Feed Prices, September 2018

Sales of organic milk at retail are holding steady against increased competition from plant based beverages which lack the nutrition of milk but are easier for manufacturers to source supply and control costs of inputs.

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Sep 7, 2018
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

From the NODPA Desk

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director. September, 2018

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Sep 1, 2018
Updated: Sat, Sep 1, 2018

Message from the NODPA President

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Sep 1, 2018
Updated: Sat, Sep 1, 2018

The Crisis in the Organic Dairy Movement

Farmers and Consumers, Working Together, Can Reestablish Economic Justice

Posted: to Policy on Sat, Aug 18, 2018
Updated: Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Vermont Organic Dairy Farm Profitability 2016

By Jon Walsh, MS Candidate, University of Vermont, Department of Community Development and Applied Economics

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Tue, Aug 7, 2018
Updated: Tue, Aug 7, 2018

Holterholm Farms, Jefferson, Maryland

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Aug 7, 2018
Updated: Tue, Aug 7, 2018

Organic Milk Pay, Retail and Feed Prices Update for July 2018

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Jul 1, 2018
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Democracy Worked

USDA Terminates the Organic Checkoff Proposal, Citing “Lack of Support”

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jun 20, 2018
Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

What’s Wrong with Organic Certification, and What Should Be Done About It?

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jun 20, 2018
Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Homestead Fields, LaFargeville, NY

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Updated: Tue, Jun 19, 2018

BORG-way FARM, Belgrade, Minnesota

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Updated: Tue, Mar 27, 2018

The NODPA Listening Project

Collecting the Voices of Organic Dairy

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Updated: Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price Update for March 2018

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Mar 1, 2018
Updated: Thu, Mar 1, 2018

Forecast for Organic Dairy in 2018 & Beyond

Organic Dairy Producers’ Thoughts on the Current State of Organic Dairy

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Organic Certification from the Inspector’s Perspective

An Interview with Arden Landis

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

Anatomy of a Wet Year: Insights from New York Farmers

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: Mon, Jan 29, 2018

THE MILKHOUSE FARM & DAIRY Monmouth, Maine

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price Update for January 2018

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jan 1, 2018
Updated: Mon, Jan 1, 2018

Organic Dairy Policy

What Producers Can Do Now

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Updated: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

To the NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Updated: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

The Fall NOSB Meeting

Francis Thicke’s Closing Remarks

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Updated: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Dirt Capital

Promoting Land Access and Security

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Ryan and Annie Murray’s Hidden Meadows Dairy, Cincinnatus, New York

By Sonja Heyck-Merlin

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Nov 15, 2017
Updated: Tue, May 28, 2019

A Summary of the NOSB Fall 2017 Meeting

by Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Nov 2, 2017
Updated: Thu, Nov 2, 2017

2017, September Pay and Feed Price Update

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Sep 28, 2017
Updated: Fri, Oct 12, 2018

The 17th Annual NODPA Field Days

Embracing Change in Organic Dairy: Truxton, New York

Posted: to Field Days Summaries on Thu, Sep 28, 2017
Updated: Tue, May 14, 2019

Is Robotics Part of the Organic Dairy Farm of the Future?

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Updated: Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Organics under Attack

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017

MYCOTOXIN ALERT 2017

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017

What is the Right Herd Size for Your Farm

By Sarah Flack

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Updated: Mon, Oct 22, 2018

An Interview with Neal Kinsey

By Sonja Heyck-Merlin

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price, September 2017

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Updated: Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Letter to the Secretary of Agriculture

No Organic Checkoff Coalition

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Updated: Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Casey Farms, Apulia Station, New York

Bill and Joanne Casey

Posted: to Featured Farms on Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Updated: Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Green Wind Farm, Fairfield, VT

Owned & Operated By Julie Wolcott & Steve MacCausland

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, May 31, 2017
Updated: Wed, May 31, 2017

I am an organic dairy farmer and I want to tell my story

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, May 31, 2017
Updated: Wed, May 31, 2017

The National Organic Standards Board

Fall Meeting October 31, 2017

Posted: to Policy on Wed, May 31, 2017
Updated: Wed, May 31, 2017

CowSignals

A Successful Approach to Putting the Focus in the Barn Design and Management on the Cow

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, May 31, 2017
Updated: Wed, May 31, 2017

Recent Odairy Discussion, May, 2017

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Wed, May 3, 2017
Updated: Thu, Jan 3, 2019

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price, May 2017

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, May 1, 2017
Updated: Mon, May 1, 2017

Federal Mandated Checkoff

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Apr 11, 2017
Updated: Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Recent ODairy Discussion, April, 2017

By Liz Bawden, Organic Dairy Farmer, NODPA President

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Apr 11, 2017
Updated: Thu, Jan 3, 2019

Stop the Organic Checkoff Program (a Tax)!

Submit Comments on the Proposed Rule before April 19th.

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Updated: Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Organic Dairy Farm Profitability in 2015

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Peace Hollow Farm, Knoxville, Maryland

Faith In Grass

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Updated: Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price, March 2017

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Mar 1, 2017
Updated: Wed, Mar 1, 2017

Resilient Farming for a Changing Climate

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

When Correcting Your Soil Costs Too Much

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Major farm groups to Trump

Adopt GIPSA rules

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Grassfed Dairy Standard to be launched February 8th, 2017

The American Grassfed Association

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Rob N Vale Farms

A Hillside Tradition

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Danone acquisition of WhiteWave moves forward without Stonyfield

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Jan 1, 2017
Updated: Sun, Jan 1, 2017

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price

January 2017 Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Jan 1, 2017
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Dairy Succession Efforts get Boost from Grant

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Jan 1, 2017
Updated: Sun, Jan 1, 2017

Anatomy of a Rare Drought

Insights from New York Farmers

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Jan 1, 2017
Updated: Sun, Jan 1, 2017

Highlights of the NOSB Meeting

St. Louis, MO - November 16 to 18, 2016

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Nov 16, 2016
Updated: Wed, Nov 16, 2016

Statement of the Organic Farmers’ Agency for Relationship Marketing, Inc.

To the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Nov. 16, 2016, St. Louis, MO

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Nov 16, 2016
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

The 16th Annual NODPA Field Days Summary

The Future of Organic Dairy Farming: Regenerate, Renew, Refresh

Posted: to Field Days Summaries on Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Updated: Tue, Nov 15, 2016

NODPA Featured in the Food Tank

James Beard Foundation’s 3rd Annual Good Food Guide

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Updated: Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Useful Information for Organic Dairy Farmers

FYI

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Updated: Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Jamink Farm, St. Andrews, Ontario, Canada

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Updated: Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price, November 2016

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Nov 1, 2016
Updated: Tue, Nov 1, 2016

Organic Checkoff Update

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Sep 13, 2016
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price, September 2016

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Sep 1, 2016
Updated: Thu, Sep 1, 2016

Organic Checkoff Update

Letter from the No Organic

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

The Art and Science of Grazing

A Book Review

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Updated Comments on the Proposed Rule

Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Andrew P. Bures Farm, Deerbrook, WI

An Interview with Wisconsin farmer Andy Bures: A Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Master’s Perspective

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Hills-N-Valley Farm, Walnut Creek, Ohio

Grain-Free and Once-A-Day

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Danone Announces the Purchase of WhiteWave Foods

How this will impact Organic Dairy Farmers in the Northeast

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Jul 7, 2016
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

FOOD Farmers asks for extension on comment on Animal Welfare Regs

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Jul 1, 2016
Updated: Fri, Jul 1, 2016

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price, July 2016

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Jul 1, 2016
Updated: Fri, Jul 1, 2016

Organic Livestock & Poultry Practices

Proposed Rule

Posted: to Policy on Tue, May 24, 2016
Updated: Tue, May 24, 2016

OTA updates its Organic Checkoff proposal

Posted: to Policy on Tue, May 24, 2016
Updated: Tue, May 24, 2016

Recent Odairy Discussion, May, 2016

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, May 24, 2016
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Rainbow Valley Farm, Sydney, ME

Building a TRANS Iowa Parlor

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, May 24, 2016
Updated: Tue, May 24, 2016

Recent Odairy Discussion, April, 2016

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Fri, Apr 29, 2016
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

To the NODPA Executive Director

Letter to the Editor

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Apr 29, 2016
Updated: Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Acupuncture in the Dairy Cow

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Mar 28, 2016
Updated: Mon, Mar 28, 2016

Breeding Considerations

For Organic Dairy Farms

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Mar 28, 2016
Updated: Mon, Mar 28, 2016

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price, March 2016

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Mar 1, 2016
Updated: Tue, Mar 1, 2016

Help USDA AMS decide if there is support for an Organic Check-Off

Register your opposition now

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 27, 2016
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

Check-off’s are not inevitable

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Profitability of Organic Farms Up Slightly in 2014

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

’Baby, its Cold Outside’: Watch out for Livestock!

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

NODPA Regional Round Up

August 2015

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Twin Oaks Dairy, Truxton, NY

The Evolution of a Farmer and a Farm

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Lynd Family Farm, Walden, VT

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price, January 2016

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Jan 1, 2016
Updated: Fri, Jan 1, 2016

Planning for Winter Feeding

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Dec 15, 2015
Updated: Tue, Dec 15, 2015

Recent Odairy Discussion, December, 2015

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Dec 15, 2015
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Hydroponics

What’s The Big Deal?

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Nov 24, 2015
Updated: Tue, Nov 24, 2015

NOSB MEETING, Stowe, Vermont

Oct 26-29, 2015

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Nov 24, 2015
Updated: Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Organic Milk, Pay, Retail and Feed Prices November 2015

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Nov 24, 2015
Updated: Tue, Nov 24, 2015

KT Organic Farms, Kewaskum, Wisconsin

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Nov 24, 2015
Updated: Tue, Nov 24, 2015

What Eating Organic Food Does for the World

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Oct 20, 2015
Updated: Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Pasture, Calves and Internal Parasites

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Oct 20, 2015
Updated: Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Calf Imprinting

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Oct 20, 2015
Updated: Tue, Oct 20, 2015

ACTION ALERT

Proposed Rule Change on Requirements for Field Testing Regulated Genetically Engineered Wheat

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Oct 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Help USDA AMS decide if there is support for an Organic Check-Off

register your opposition now

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Sep 10, 2015
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Alfred State College Offers Unique Blend of Organic Dairy Education

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Sep 10, 2015
Updated: Thu, Sep 10, 2015

Organic Milk Pay, Feed and Retail Price September 2015

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Sep 1, 2015
Updated: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Let there be light on pork checkoffs

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Aug 19, 2015
Updated: Wed, Aug 19, 2015

Regional Roundup from Organic Dairy Farm Families

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Aug 18, 2015
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Cow Comfort

The Big Picture

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Aug 18, 2015
Updated: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Recent Odairy Discussion, August, 2015

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Aug 18, 2015
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Grazing

Management of Perrenial Pastures in the Summer

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Aug 18, 2015
Updated: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Recent Odairy Discussions, July 2015

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jul 20, 2015
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

NOSB is expanding the opportunity for public comment

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jul 20, 2015
Updated: Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Organic Checkoff Partial Proposal

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jul 20, 2015
Updated: Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Cottonwood Farms, LLC, Pavilion, NY

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jul 20, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Pay Price, Feed & Retail Price, July 2015

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Jul 1, 2015
Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Farmers Union Scholarship Looks to Agriculture’s Future

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Jun 1, 2015
Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2015

Remembering Richard and Robert Arnold

Twin Oaks Dairy, Truxton, NY

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, May 25, 2015
Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

Origin of Livestock

USDA NOP Publishes Proposed Rule for Comment

Posted: to Policy on Mon, May 25, 2015
Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

Fendry Family Farm, Strum, WI

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, May 25, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Pay price, feed and retail price, May 2015

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, May 1, 2015
Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

Recent Odairy Discussions, April, 2015

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Wed, Apr 1, 2015
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

National Organic Coalition’s Pre-NOSB Meeting

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Mar 10, 2015
Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

NODPA Regional Round Up: March 2015

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 10, 2015
Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Pay price, feed and retail price update, March 2015

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Mar 10, 2015
Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Book Review: A Holistic Vet’s Prescription for a Healthy Herd

A Holistic Vet’s Prescription for a Healthy Herd

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Mar 10, 2015
Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Preparing for Spring

A Pre-Turnout Checklist

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Mar 10, 2015
Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Dr. Hubert Karreman Presents

A series of classes on bovine health

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Mar 10, 2015
Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Grunen Aue Farm, Canastota, New York

"The Farm Lives & Dies With Our White Clover"

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Mar 10, 2015
Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Webcast of U.S. Department of Agriculture Stakeholder Workshop on Coexistence

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Feb 10, 2015
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Recent Odairy Discussion, February, 2015

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Feb 9, 2015
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

In Memory of Jerry Brunetti

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Feb 9, 2015
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Seeking Farmers for Farm Succession Project

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Feb 9, 2015
Updated: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

Preventing and Treating Pneumonia

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Feb 9, 2015
Updated: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

Profitability Declines Slightly in 2013

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Wed, Jan 14, 2015
Updated: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Food for Tomorrow

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Jan 14, 2015
Updated: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Tide Mill Organic Farm, Edmunds, Maine

Nine Generations in the Making

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Jan 14, 2015
Updated: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

NOSB Update

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Pay price, feed and retail price, January 2015

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Organic Trade Association

Organic Check-off proposal, and some answers to NODPA Questions

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Free Speech and Prohibited Messaging

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Say No to Setting Up An Organic Check-Off

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

No Organic Checkoff.Com

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

NOSB UPDATE

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Organic Checkoff Tax

USDA Wants More Proposals

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Origin of Livestock Comments to USDA NOP

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

NOSB meeting next week in snowy Vermont

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Organic Farmers

Weigh in on National Organic Survey

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Local Farms Fund

A New Farmland Investment Fund

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

NOFA-NY Announces New Organic Dairy Certification Transitions Project

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Recent Odairy Discussion, December, 2014

Robust discussions about preventing gangrene mastitis, constipation and respiratory illnesses

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Dec 1, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Letters and Commentary

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Dec 1, 2014
Updated: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

On The Road Again: Five Danes in a Van

Danes Tour Northeast Organic Farms

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Dec 1, 2014
Updated: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

Environment and Behavior

Biodiversity and Cattle Well-being

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Dec 1, 2014
Updated: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

Recent Odairy Discussion, December, 2014

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Dec 1, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Upbeat NOSB Meeting in Kentucky

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Nov 19, 2014
Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Regional Round-up from Organic Dairy Producers

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Feed, Pay and Retail Price, November 2014

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Nov 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Odairy Live!

Ask the Vets: Q & A

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Support NODPA

Now in its 13th Year of working for organic dairy farm families

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 17, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Summary: The 14th Annual NODPA Field Days, Stonewall Farm, Keene, NH

And Annual Meeting Hailed as a Great Success

Posted: to Field Days Summaries on Thu, Nov 13, 2014
Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Parting Words from NODPA’s News & Website Editor

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Nov 13, 2014
Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Hamilton Heights Dairy Farm & Emerald Valley Dairy Farm, South Central PA

Milking Acres, Not Cows

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Nov 13, 2014
Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Recent Odairy Discussion, October, 2014

Robust discussions about eye injuries, constipation and bloating, organic grain supply in the Northeast, a debate about 100% grassfed, and more.

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Oct 7, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Feed, Pay and Retail Price, October 2014

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Oct 1, 2014
Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

Northwood Farm, Wonewoc, Wisconsin

Creating A Healthy Food System Through Stewardship & Activism

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 8, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Interview with NOSB Chair

Jean Richardson

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Sep 8, 2014
Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

Preventive Practices To Maintain Animal Health

An interview with Dr. Cynthia Lankenau

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 8, 2014
Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

Feed, Pay and Retail Price, September 2014

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Sep 8, 2014
Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

“Madre Method” of Calf Rearing

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Aug 18, 2014
Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Dual purpose Fleckvieh

A consideration for organic dairies

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Aug 18, 2014
Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Recent Odairy Discussion, July, 2014

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Johne’s Disease

Thoughts & Case Histories

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Cover Crops as Forage Crops

A Look at Winter Rye and Triticale

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Sheen Dairy Farm, Gouverneur, NY

Making Quality Milk by ‘Keeping It Simple’

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Feed, Pay and Retail Price, July 2014

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Jul 1, 2014
Updated: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

Organic Dairy Production with the End in Mind

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 9, 2014
Updated: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

Crossbreeding? Consider Norwegian Reds

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 9, 2014
Updated: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

Recent Odairy Discussion, June, 2014

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jun 9, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Dharma Lea Farm, Sharon Springs, NY

Returning Nutrition to Food, & Profits to the Farmer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, May 19, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Feed, Pay and Retail Price, May 2014

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, May 1, 2014
Updated: Thu, May 1, 2014

GMO Labeling Law passes in VT

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

Feed, Pay and Retail Price, April 2014

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

Preventing & Treating Lameness in Cows

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Magnesium for Dairy Pastures

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

Recent Odairy Discussion, April, 2014

Robust discussions about treating cows with a high SCC, Johnnes disease, and coccidiosis treatment.

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Would a “National Checkoff” Fit Organic?

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Mar 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

In Memory of John Kinsman

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Mar 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

Share of the retail dollar

How important is it in determining pay price?

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Mar 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

Stonewall Farm, Keene, NH

Scale Appropriate Farming For Sustainability

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Mar 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

The Story of the CowVac

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Feb 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Feb 17, 2014

Recent Odairy Discussion, February, 2014

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Feb 11, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Online Resources, February 2014

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Feb 11, 2014
Updated: Tue, Feb 11, 2014

Kathleen A. Merrigan to Serve as Executive Director of the Sustainability Institute

The former U.S. Department of Agriculture deputy secretary will lead new university-wide Sustainability Institute.

Posted: to National News on Thu, Feb 6, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Drought parches organic dairy pastures

Posted: to National News on Mon, Feb 3, 2014
Updated: Mon, Feb 3, 2014

Maine’s Oakhurst Dairy sold to farmer cooperative

Posted: to National News on Sat, Feb 1, 2014
Updated: Sat, Feb 1, 2014

Learn from the Vet

Dairy Cows

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Jan 24, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Feed Price, January 2014

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Jan 24, 2014
Updated: Fri, Jan 24, 2014

Economic Sustainability of Vermont Organic Dairy Farms

How Strong Is the Economic Leg?

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Mon, Jan 20, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Kimball Brook Farm, Ferrisburg, VT

From Wholesale Milk To Value-Added

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jan 20, 2014
Updated: Mon, Jan 20, 2014

Organic Dairy

Forecasts for 2015 and Beyond

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Jan 14, 2014
Updated: Tue, Jan 14, 2014

US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) publishes its unified agenda for Fall 2014

Busy time for NOP and AMS

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jan 1, 2014

Busy Time for Organic Trade Association (OTA)

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jan 1, 2014

14th Annual NODPA Field Days, Keene, NH: Summary

Summary

Posted: to Field Days Summaries on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jan 1, 2014

A Pasture is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jan 1, 2014

Revoke Changes To Sunset Provision

Letter to the Congressional Organic Caucus from consumer cooperatives

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jan 1, 2014

The USDA Organic Check-Off 2014

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jan 1, 2014

Should Soilless Hydroponic Growing Operations be Certified Organic?

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Farm Bill News, NOC Advocates for increased organic funding

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Organic Check-Off

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

National Organic Program and National Organic Standards Board

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Poultry Litter on Pastures: Trash or Treasure?

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Controlling Flies This Summer

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Jan 1, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jan 1, 2014

USDA Extend Agricultural Coexistence Comment Period to March 4, 2014

Posted: to National News on Tue, Dec 24, 2013
Updated: Tue, Dec 24, 2013

Agroforestry

Trees, bushes, crops and intensive grazing

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Dec 9, 2013
Updated: Mon, Dec 9, 2013

Who is responsible for the audit trail for transporting milk and hay?

USDA Releases Guidance on handling unpackaged organic products.

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Dec 9, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Recent Odairy Discussion, December, 2013

Robust discussions about ovarian cysts, fly control, milkweed and chicory, and more.

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Dec 9, 2013
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

More Helpful Fatty Acids Found in Organic Milk

Posted: to National News on Mon, Dec 9, 2013
Updated: Mon, Dec 9, 2013

Organic Check-off

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Nov 18, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Feed Price, October 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Nov 18, 2013
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2013

Organic Pay & Retail Price, November 2013

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Nov 18, 2013
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2013

The 13th Annual NODPA Field Days Summary

November 12, 2013

Posted: to Field Days Summaries on Tue, Nov 12, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Ralph Caldwell suffers drastic loss

November 12, 2013

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Nov 12, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Maple Valley Farm, Lorraine, NY

Organic Dairy Farming for Quality of Life

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Nov 12, 2013
Updated: Fri, Oct 19, 2018

The 2013 NODPA Field Days, Mansfield, PA Summary

Posted: to Field Days Summaries on Sun, Oct 6, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Feed Price, October 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Oct 6, 2013
Updated: Sun, Oct 6, 2013

Organic Pay & Retail Price, October 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Oct 6, 2013
Updated: Sun, Oct 6, 2013

Feed Price, September 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Sep 11, 2013
Updated: Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Engelbert Farms, Nichols, NY

First Certified Organic Dairy Farm: Diversifiying to include the next generation

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Sep 10, 2013
Updated: Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Using Multi-Species Cover Crops for Your Benefit

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Sep 1, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Using Biologicals in the Organic Herd

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Sep 1, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Say YES to permanently exempting all organically certified operations from paying into federal mandatory check-off programs

Say NO to setting up an Organic Check-Off

Posted: to Policy on Sun, Sep 1, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Organic Pay & Retail Price, September 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Sep 1, 2013
Updated: Sun, Sep 1, 2013

Cocktail Cover Cropping

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Jul 30, 2013
Updated: Tue, Jul 30, 2013

Pasture Quality Variation Throughout The Grazing Season

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Jul 30, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Cocktail Cover Cropping

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Jul 30, 2013
Updated: Tue, Jul 30, 2013

The Organic Check-Off

OTA pushes its initiative through Webinars and mass mailings

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Jul 30, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

B-A-Blessing Farm, John and Tammy Stoltzfus, Whitesville, NY

No-Grain, Fodder-Fed Organic Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jul 29, 2013
Updated: Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Meet Your 2013 NODPA Board Members and State Reps!

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Jun 20, 2013
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

An Introduction to Holistic Management

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 3, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Raw Milk as a Pasture Biostimulant

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 3, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Online Resources for the Organic Dairy Producer

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 3, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Recent Odairy Discussion, June 15, 2013

Robust discussions about fence chargers, mowers, balancing cow rations, and more.

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jun 3, 2013
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussion, June, 2013

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jun 3, 2013
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Organic Pay & Retail Price, June 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Jun 1, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Action Alerts, June 2013

Posted: to Policy on Sat, Jun 1, 2013
Updated: Sat, Jun 1, 2013

Dykstra Farms, Burlington, WA

Finding Ways to Stay Profitable in Organic Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, May 20, 2013
Updated: Mon, May 20, 2013

Meet Your NODPA State Representatives

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, May 20, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Notes from the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting

Portland, Oregon, April 9 -11, 2013

Posted: to Policy on Mon, May 20, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Feed Price, May 2013

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, May 20, 2013
Updated: Mon, May 20, 2013

Managing Flies on Your Organic Dairy Farm

Posted: to Policy on Sun, May 19, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

The Cost of Low Blood Calcium in Dairy Cows

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, May 19, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Feed Price Summary April 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Apr 10, 2013
Updated: Wed, Apr 10, 2013

Renovating Pastures with Frost-Seeded Clovers

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Apr 9, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Lice

The Quiet Thief

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Apr 9, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Organic Pay & Retail Price, April 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Apr 9, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)

Portland, Oregon, April 9 -11, 2013

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Apr 9, 2013
Updated: Tue, Apr 9, 2013

Recent Odairy Discussion, April, 2013

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Wed, Apr 3, 2013
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

KTS Farm, Mansfield, PA

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Mar 18, 2013
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Organic Check-off at the MOSES Conference

Farmers unequivocally say “NO” to OTA’s idea of a standard program, open to further discussion

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Mar 18, 2013
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Organic Pay & Retail Price Update, March 2013

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Mar 18, 2013
Updated: Mon, Mar 18, 2013

Feed Price Summary March 2013

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Mar 18, 2013
Updated: Mon, Mar 18, 2013

Organic Pay & Retail Price, February 2013

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Feb 18, 2013
Updated: Mon, Feb 18, 2013

Feed Price Summary February 2013

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Feb 11, 2013
Updated: Mon, Feb 11, 2013

Recent Odairy Discussion, February, 2013

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Wed, Feb 6, 2013
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Cornell Dairy Farm Business Summary

Organic Dairy Farm Results

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Wed, Feb 6, 2013
Updated: Wed, Feb 6, 2013

Weed-Eating Heifers Transition To Pasture More Easily

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Feb 6, 2013
Updated: Wed, Feb 6, 2013

Feeding Home Grown Forages: Rotating for Quality

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Feb 6, 2013
Updated: Thu, Oct 18, 2018

The organic community welcomes the appointment of Francis Thicke to the NOSB

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Jan 22, 2013
Updated: Tue, Jan 22, 2013

Meet Your NODPA Board Members!

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Jan 22, 2013
Updated: Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Feed Price Summary January 2013

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Jan 22, 2013
Updated: Tue, Jan 22, 2013

A brief history of Parity Pricing and the present day ramifications of the abandonment of a Par Economy

By Kevin Engelbert, Organic Dairy Farmer, Nichols, NY

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Jan 22, 2013
Updated: Tue, Jan 22, 2013

Organic Pay & Retail Price, December 2012

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Dec 9, 2012
Updated: Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Recent Odairy Discussion, December, 2012

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Dec 9, 2012
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Feed Price Summary December 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Dec 9, 2012
Updated: Sun, Dec 9, 2012

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Dec 9, 2012
Updated: Sun, Dec 9, 2012

Feed Price Summary November 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Nov 26, 2012
Updated: Mon, Nov 26, 2012

Organic Pay & Retail Price, November 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Nov 24, 2012
Updated: Sat, Nov 24, 2012

Maine Farmers Press For A New Farm Bill

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Nov 24, 2012
Updated: Sat, Nov 24, 2012

Mycotoxin Alert

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Nov 20, 2012
Updated: Tue, Nov 20, 2012

Moore Farms, Nichols, NY

No Grain, Grass-Intensive Seasonal Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Nov 20, 2012
Updated: Tue, Nov 20, 2012

Fearless Farm Finances: Book Review

Farm Financial Management Demystified

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Wed, Oct 10, 2012
Updated: Wed, Oct 10, 2012

Feed Price Summary October 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Oct 7, 2012
Updated: Sun, Oct 7, 2012

Recent Odairy Discussion, October, 2012

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Fri, Oct 5, 2012
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Adding Value, Gaining Strength: Kimball Brook Farm Gets a Hand

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Oct 5, 2012
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

How to Avoid Costly Mistakes in Pasture Management

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 10, 2012
Updated: Mon, Sep 10, 2012

Miller Dairy and Franklin Farm, Southern VT

Southern VT Farmers Host 2012 Field Days Tours

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 10, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Feed Price Summary September 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Sep 10, 2012
Updated: Mon, Sep 10, 2012

No Pay Price Increase In Sight

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Sep 10, 2012
Updated: Mon, Sep 10, 2012

Organic Pay And Retail Price, August 2012

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Aug 6, 2012
Updated: Mon, Aug 6, 2012

Feed Price Summary August 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Aug 6, 2012
Updated: Mon, Aug 6, 2012

Recent Odairy Discussion, August, 2012

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Fri, Aug 3, 2012
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Real Supply Management

The history and politics of a successful program in Canada

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Fri, Aug 3, 2012
Updated: Fri, Aug 3, 2012

Feed Price Summary August 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Aug 1, 2012
Updated: Wed, Aug 1, 2012

Kimvale Farm, Falconer, NY

Making the Transition to an Organic Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jul 16, 2012

Organic Trade Association (OTA) Proposal to Implement an Organic Research and Promotion Program

Organic Check-Off

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jul 16, 2012

Farm Bill Clears the House Agriculture Committee

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jul 16, 2012

Armyworms On The March

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Growing Annuals for Grazing

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jul 16, 2012

Feed Price Summary July 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jul 16, 2012

Organic Pay And Retail Price, July 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jul 16, 2012

Organic Pay And Retail Price, June 2012

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jun 4, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jun 4, 2012

Feed Price Summary June 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jun 4, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jun 4, 2012

Recent Odairy Discussion, June, 2012

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jun 4, 2012
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Fly Control & Pinkeye

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 4, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jun 4, 2012

OTA proposes legislative language for an Organic Check-off

Posted: to Policy on Tue, May 8, 2012
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2012

Low Milk Prices Driving Producers to the Ground

Open Letter

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, May 8, 2012
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2012

Open Letter to Governor Cuomo About Fracking

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, May 8, 2012
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2012

Filler Forage

Extending the Grazing Season

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, May 8, 2012
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2012

Grazing Acres Farm, Chetek, WI

Vibrant Grass-Based, No Grain Organic Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, May 8, 2012
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2012

Organic Pay And Retail Price, May 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, May 8, 2012
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2012

Feed Price Summary May 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, May 8, 2012
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2012

Feed Price Summary March 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Apr 1, 2012
Updated: Sun, Apr 1, 2012

Recent Odairy Discussion, April, 2012

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Apr 1, 2012
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Vaccination of Organic Livestock

Goals and strategies for a first rate vaccination program

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Apr 1, 2012
Updated: Sun, Apr 1, 2012

Producing your Own Open Pollinated Corn Seed

Homegrown Strategies for Dealing with the Onslaught of GMO Corn

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Mar 8, 2012
Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2012

NOP, NOSB And Organic Industry News And Comments

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Mar 8, 2012
Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2012

Got Carbon?

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Mar 8, 2012
Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2012

Managing For High Quality Forages

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Mar 8, 2012
Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2012

Feed Price Summary March 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Mar 8, 2012
Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2012

Organic Pay And Retail Price, March 2012

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Mar 8, 2012
Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2012

Recent Odairy Discussion, January, 2012

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jan 30, 2012
Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Consider Deep Pack Barns for Cow Comfort And Manure Management

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jan 30, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2012

Dry Cows Can Have Good Memories

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jan 30, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2012

New England Farmers Are the 99%

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Jan 30, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2012

Get to Know Jean Richardson

New NOSB Member from Vermont

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jan 30, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2012

Indian Stream Farm, Pittsburg, NH

A Family Farm With Deep Historical Roots

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Jan 22, 2012
Updated: Sun, Jan 22, 2012

The Corse Farm Dairy, LLC., Whitingham, VT

Organic Dairy Production With A Keen Eye On Quality

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Organic Dairy Family Farmers need a fair share of the retail dollar

They require at least a 40c a gallon increase in their milk price to stay in business

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

NODPA’S FAIR SHARE PETITION

Fair Share of the Retail Dollar for Organic Dairy Producers

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Resources to help you decide what to do if your gas lease is expiring

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

How to respond to Force Majeure claims from your gas company

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Natural Gas Exploration and its Impact on Organic Agriculture

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

From City to the Farm: A Financial Downfall?

"It just doesn’t add up"

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

eOrganic Dairy: A Year in Review and What’s on Tap for 2012 by Debra Heleba, eOrganic Dairy Team Coordinator

A Year in Review and What’s on Tap for 2012

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Changing Of Board And Officers At NODPA

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

The Organic Milk Market, January 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Organic Dairy Pay Price, January 2012

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Feed Price Summary January 2012

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

FOOD Farmers Position Statements

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Dec 6, 2011
Updated: Tue, Dec 6, 2011

The Organic Milk Market in December 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Dec 6, 2011
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Organic Pay Price, December 2011

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Dec 6, 2011
Updated: Tue, Dec 6, 2011

Food Farmer Resolutions Regarding The 2012 Farm Bill

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Dec 6, 2011
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Supplementation of Organic Dairy Cows; Getting Started

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Dec 5, 2011
Updated: Mon, Dec 5, 2011

USDA Supports Research and Marketing of Organic Agriculture in 18 States

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Dec 5, 2011
Updated: Mon, Dec 5, 2011

Organic Commodity Futures Trading Is a Step Backwards

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Dec 5, 2011
Updated: Mon, Dec 5, 2011

Recent Odairy Discussion, December, 2011

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Dec 5, 2011
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Feed Price Summary November 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Nov 13, 2011
Updated: Sun, Nov 13, 2011

Eric and Molly Glasgow Grey Barn and Farm, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

Organic farming on Martha’s Vineyard: You better believe it!

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Nov 13, 2011
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Feed Price Summary October 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Oct 10, 2011
Updated: Mon, Oct 10, 2011

Recent Odairy Discussion, October, 2011

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Thu, Oct 6, 2011
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

The Latest eOrganic Dairy

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Oct 6, 2011
Updated: Thu, Oct 6, 2011

SARE Comprehensive Grazing Course

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Oct 6, 2011
Updated: Thu, Oct 6, 2011

Hurricane Irene

After the Storm: How You Can Help

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Sep 12, 2011
Updated: Mon, Sep 12, 2011

Private label milk

A scourge or a necessity?

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Sep 12, 2011
Updated: Mon, Sep 12, 2011

Natural Gas Exploration and its Impact on Organic Agriculture

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Sep 12, 2011
Updated: Mon, Sep 12, 2011

Organic community advocates or circular firing squad

Why we need them and who benefits?

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Sep 12, 2011
Updated: Mon, Sep 12, 2011

Monitoring and Planning Your Forage Grazing System

Forage & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 12, 2011
Updated: Mon, Sep 12, 2011

Francis and Susan Thicke Radiance Dairy, Fairfield, Iowa

Following Principles of Ecology from Land Management to Renewable Energy Systems

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 12, 2011
Updated: Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Pay Price & Organic Milk Market in September 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Sep 12, 2011
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Feed Price Summary September 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Sep 11, 2011
Updated: Sun, Sep 11, 2011

Feed Price Summary August 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Aug 4, 2011
Updated: Thu, Aug 4, 2011

Recent Odairy Discussion, August, 2011

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Thu, Aug 4, 2011
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Diversity: A Grazier’s Best Friend, Part II

Forage & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Aug 4, 2011
Updated: Thu, Aug 4, 2011

The Beneficial Impacts of TERROIR on your Food

Enhancing the flavor and quality of the food you produce by paying attention to the biology and diversity on your farm.

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Aug 4, 2011
Updated: Thu, Aug 4, 2011

In Memory of Kevin Brussell

Organic Activist, Farmer and Researcher

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jul 18, 2011

Trends In Organic Dairy for 2008-2009

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

A Personal Report on the GMO Summit Meeting in Boulder, CO

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jul 18, 2011

Managing Horn, Face, And Stable Flies

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jul 18, 2011

Clovercrest Farm, Charleston, ME

Many hands make light work: It’s a family affair!

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jul 18, 2011

Feed Price Summary July 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jul 18, 2011

Pay Price & Organic Milk Market in July 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jul 18, 2011

Pasture Rule: Everything you asked for, and then some

Insights about the Pasture Rule from sessions at the recent NODPA Field Days

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Jun 17, 2011
Updated: Fri, Jun 17, 2011

Will you invest management time in your roots

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 6, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jun 6, 2011

Pasture Rule DMI Record Keeping Forms from Perry Clutts

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 6, 2011
Updated: Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Meeting the Pasture Rule Requirements

Record-keeping resources for the grazing season

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jun 6, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jun 6, 2011

Can Forage Mixtures Improve Productivity of Grazing Dairy Cows?

Part 1

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 6, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jun 6, 2011

Recent Odairy Discussion, June, 2011

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jun 6, 2011
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Pay Price & Organic Milk Market in May 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, May 16, 2011
Updated: Mon, May 16, 2011

Feed Price Summary May 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, May 16, 2011
Updated: Mon, May 16, 2011

NOSB Spring Meeting

A Storm In A Tea Cup

Posted: to Policy on Sun, May 15, 2011
Updated: Sun, May 15, 2011

2011: NODPA Survey Results

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, May 15, 2011
Updated: Sun, May 15, 2011

How’s and the Why’s of the Pasture Rule

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, May 15, 2011
Updated: Sun, May 15, 2011

Pineville Farm, Randolph Center, VT

Organic Dairy Production On A Historic Hill Farm

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, May 15, 2011
Updated: Sun, May 15, 2011

Transitioning Organic Cows On Pasture

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Apr 5, 2011
Updated: Tue, Apr 5, 2011

Nutrient Availability & Soil Tests

What Do They Tell You?

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Apr 5, 2011
Updated: Tue, Apr 5, 2011

Recent Odairy Discussion, April, 2011

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Apr 5, 2011
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Alfalfa and the GE battle continues

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Mar 18, 2011
Updated: Fri, Mar 18, 2011

Feed Price Summary March 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Mar 14, 2011
Updated: Mon, Mar 14, 2011

Pay Price & Organic Milk Market in March 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Mar 14, 2011
Updated: Mon, Mar 14, 2011

Thinking About Frost Seeding?

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Mar 9, 2011
Updated: Wed, Mar 9, 2011

Defend Farmer and Consumer Choice Regarding GE Alfalfa

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Feb 7, 2011
Updated: Mon, Feb 7, 2011

New Beginning Farmer Website Unveiled

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Feb 6, 2011
Updated: Sun, Feb 6, 2011

Farm Aid Awards Grant to FOOD Farmers

Posted: to Policy on Sun, Feb 6, 2011
Updated: Sun, Feb 6, 2011

Recent Odairy Discussion, February, 2011

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Feb 6, 2011
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Fly Control on Organic Dairies

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Feb 3, 2011
Updated: Thu, Feb 3, 2011

Subclinical Mastitis -- What You Can’t See CAN Hurt You

PRODUCTION ADVICE

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Feb 3, 2011
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

Springtime Challenges for the Grass Farmer

Homeopathic Remedies

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Feb 3, 2011
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

GE Alfalfa -- What’s the rush?!!

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Jan 19, 2011
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

Sizing Up Pastures

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jan 17, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jan 17, 2011

Pay Price & Organic Milk Market in January 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jan 17, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jan 17, 2011

Feed Price Summary January 2011

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jan 17, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jan 17, 2011

Let Them Eat Grass! NODPA’s Pasture Rule Resource Page

Posted: to Policy on Sat, Jan 1, 2011
Updated: Mon, Oct 22, 2018

National Organic Coalition Position Statements

Posted: to Policy on Sat, Jan 1, 2011
Updated: Sat, Jan 1, 2011

Enterprise Budgets in Organic Dairy Production

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Dec 2, 2010
Updated: Thu, Dec 2, 2010

The Economic Costs of Transition

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Dec 2, 2010
Updated: Thu, Dec 2, 2010

OFRF To Compile Science On Organic Farming Benefits

Names Team to Lead Research Review

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Dec 2, 2010
Updated: Thu, Dec 2, 2010

Research Updates from the University of New Hampshire

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Dec 2, 2010
Updated: Thu, Dec 2, 2010

Recent Odairy Discussion, December, 2010

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Thu, Dec 2, 2010
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Fall National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Meeting Highlights

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Nov 15, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 15, 2010

Francis Thicke Book Now Available

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Nov 15, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 15, 2010

OMRI Products List Exceeds 2000 Products

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Nov 15, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 15, 2010

Pleasantview Farm, Circleville, Ohio, Perry Clutts & Family

Grain to grass to organic dairy – a farm with a history and a future

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Nov 15, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 15, 2010

Grain Market Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Nov 15, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 15, 2010

NODPA Comments To NOSB

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Oct 25, 2010
Updated: Mon, Oct 25, 2010

Access to Pasture Resources from eOrganic’s Dairy Team

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Oct 1, 2010
Updated: Fri, Oct 1, 2010

Farmers Helping Farmers - Across the Waters

Tracing organic kelp back to an island farm harvester

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Oct 1, 2010
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

Recent Odairy Discussion, October 2010

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Fri, Oct 1, 2010
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Grain Market Update, September 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

Pay Price & Organic Milk Market in August 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

An Interview with Richard Mathews

Architect of the Pasture Rule

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

Why Organic Milk Supply Management?

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

What’s Organic About Organic?

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

On-Farm Fuel Production on the Rise in New England

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

New Director of Standards at National Organic Program

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

Much Ado About Worms

internal livestock parasite control on an organic farm

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

10 Steps to Calculate Dry Matter Intake from Pasture - It’s Not So Difficult!

Forage & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

Maintaining Healthy, Productive Pastures

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Aug 11, 2010
Updated: Wed, Aug 11, 2010

Recent Odairy Discussion, August 2010

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Wed, Aug 11, 2010
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

’Cloned Beef’ On Store Shelves Causes Stir In Britain

Posted: to National News on Fri, Aug 6, 2010
Updated: Fri, Aug 6, 2010

French dairy giant snaps up Rachel’s from WhiteWave

Posted: to National News on Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Updated: Wed, Jul 28, 2010

Raising Calves on Organic Dairy Farms

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jul 17, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

What’s In Your Farm’s Energy Tool Room?

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jul 17, 2010
Updated: Sat, Jul 17, 2010

Nebraska dairyman applies raw milk to pastures and watches the grass grow

Forage & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jul 17, 2010
Updated: Sat, Jul 17, 2010

@010: eOrganic Plans Pasture Rule Webinars for Summer and archived webinars

Fall 2010

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jul 17, 2010
Updated: Sat, Jul 17, 2010

Pay Price & Organic Milk Market in July 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Jul 17, 2010
Updated: Sat, Jul 17, 2010

Grain Market Update, July 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Jul 17, 2010
Updated: Sat, Jul 17, 2010

Organic dairy family turns to cheese making

Posted: to National News on Tue, Jul 13, 2010
Updated: Tue, Jul 13, 2010

Organic Valley’s CEO George Siemon on the Crooked Art of Leadership

Posted: to National News on Wed, Jul 7, 2010
Updated: Wed, Jul 7, 2010

Organic Valley lays down the law on raw milk

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Jun 7, 2010
Updated: Mon, Jun 7, 2010

Recent Odairy Discussion, June 2010

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jun 7, 2010
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Educated Cows Eat Weeds

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jun 5, 2010
Updated: Sat, Jun 5, 2010

Properly Preparing the Fresh Cow

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jun 5, 2010
Updated: Sat, Jun 5, 2010

Books for Organic Dairy Farmers

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jun 5, 2010
Updated: Sat, Jun 5, 2010

Pasture Rule Training Highlights

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, May 17, 2010
Updated: Mon, May 17, 2010

The Burroughs Family Farm, Denair, CA

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, May 17, 2010
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Grain Market Update, May 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, May 17, 2010
Updated: Mon, May 17, 2010

Pay Price & Organic Market in May 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, May 17, 2010
Updated: Mon, May 17, 2010

The USDA Dairy Industry Advisory Committee (DIAC) holds its first meeting

Political convenience or the possibility of real change?

Posted: to Policy on Sun, May 16, 2010
Updated: Sun, May 16, 2010

NODPA Comments To NOSB

Posted: to Policy on Tue, Apr 27, 2010
Updated: Tue, Apr 27, 2010

Pasture Rule Training March 24, 2010

A highlight of questions asked, the responses, and further ruminations on the NODPA-Odairy discussion list

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Apr 2, 2010
Updated: Fri, Apr 2, 2010

NOSB ventures to the West

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Apr 2, 2010
Updated: Fri, Apr 2, 2010

NODPA Awarded Grant From OFRF

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Apr 2, 2010
Updated: Fri, Apr 2, 2010

Detailed Economic Analysis of Organic Dairies

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Apr 2, 2010
Updated: Fri, Apr 2, 2010

Grain Market Update, April 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Apr 2, 2010
Updated: Fri, Apr 2, 2010

Recent Odairy Discussion, April 2010

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Fri, Apr 2, 2010
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Pay Price & Organic Market in March 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Mar 9, 2010
Updated: Tue, Mar 9, 2010

Grain Market Update, March 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Mar 9, 2010
Updated: Tue, Mar 9, 2010

Pasture Rule Training Highlights

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Mar 9, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Twin Oaks Dairy, LLC, Truxton, NY

Truxton, NY

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Mar 9, 2010
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

New NOP Pasture Regulation Meets Expectations of Organic Community

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Mar 9, 2010
Updated: Tue, Mar 9, 2010

Pasture Rule Draws Bright Line Benefiting Cows & Consumers

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Feb 12, 2010
Updated: Fri, Feb 12, 2010

Re-Building Civilization’s Foundation

Posted: to Organic Production on Sun, Jan 31, 2010
Updated: Sun, Jan 31, 2010

Summary of Concerns Regarding A1 and A2 Milk and Dairy Breed Rankings

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jan 11, 2010
Updated: Mon, Jan 11, 2010

Grain Market Update, January 2010

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Jan 11, 2010
Updated: Mon, Jan 11, 2010

Recent Odairy Discussion, January 2010

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Jan 11, 2010
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Alfred State Picks Site for New Dairy

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Jan 1, 2010
Updated: Fri, Jan 1, 2010

NODPA’s Pasture Rule Online Resources for Dairy Producers

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Jan 1, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

WEBINAR BY eORGANIC

A Look at the Newly Released Organic Pasture Rule

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Jan 1, 2010
Updated: Fri, Jan 1, 2010

NOFA-NY 2010 Organic Dairy Questionnaire

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Jan 1, 2010
Updated: Fri, Jan 1, 2010

Improving Net Profit By Reducing Grain Inputs

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Jan 1, 2010
Updated: Fri, Jan 1, 2010

Scholten Family Farm, Weybridge, Vermont

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Dec 3, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Grain Market Update, December 2009

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Dec 3, 2009
Updated: Thu, Dec 3, 2009

USDA Recommended Decision

Large Producer-Handlers Should Become Subject to Federal Order Pricing and Pooling Provisions

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Dec 2, 2009
Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2009

At the UDSA, What Does Change Mean?

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Dec 2, 2009
Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2009

Sustainable Farmer Educators

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Dec 2, 2009
Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2009

Udder Health and Milk Quality on Organic Dairy Farms

Vets gather, learn and share information

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Dec 2, 2009
Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2009

UNH Welcomes Dr. André F. Brito

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Dec 2, 2009
Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2009

Head Blight Alert!

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Dec 2, 2009
Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2009

Interview with Miles McEvoy, Deputy Administrator of the National Organic Program

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Nov 11, 2009
Updated: Wed, Nov 11, 2009

Grain Market Update, November 2009

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Nov 11, 2009
Updated: Wed, Nov 11, 2009

More than a one-horse hitch needed to pull us out of this mess

In fact, if we want to solve our milk price problems, we’ll need four horses.

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Nov 11, 2009
Updated: Wed, Nov 11, 2009

News From the WODPA Fall Conference in Idaho

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Nov 11, 2009
Updated: Wed, Nov 11, 2009

Johnes Disease

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Nov 10, 2009
Updated: Tue, Nov 10, 2009

Farm Bureau, MOFGA, get MOOMilkCo off to a good start

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Nov 10, 2009
Updated: Tue, Nov 10, 2009

Recent Odairy Discussion, November, 2009

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Tue, Nov 10, 2009
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Grain Market Update, October 2009

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Oct 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2009

Organic Milk Pay Price & Sales Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Thu, Oct 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2009

Commentary: Heirloom Economy

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Oct 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2009

Go Local & Prosper ... In More Ways Than One

Localism is becoming a strategy to save the farm and the businesses and communities that depend on it.

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Oct 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2009

Diet Selection & Grazing Behavior

Production Resources | Forages & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Oct 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2009

Maedke Family Dairy, Coleman, Wisconsin

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 14, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Recent Odairy Discussion, September 2009

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, Sep 14, 2009
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

There Is No Right Way To Become A Farmer

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Sep 13, 2009
Updated: Sun, Sep 13, 2009

Organic dairies struggling, too

Posted: to National News on Mon, Aug 3, 2009
Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2009

Opinions and Commentary on Organic Dairy & Beyond

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

Why The Free Market Is No Long Functioning Properly For Dairy

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

Open Letter to the Hershbergs of Stonyfield

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

Time To Be Politically Incorrect

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

Climate Policy for Agriculture that Works

Ensuring that America’s Organic Farmers are Part of the Solution

Posted: to Policy on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

The Misguided Science Behind rBGH And Climate Change

Posted: to Policy on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

Climate Change Ruminations

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

NY Branded Milk!

An Interview With Dean Sparks of Empire Organics

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

USDA Dairy Industry Advisory Committee (DIAC) to hold its first meeting

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

Recent Odairy Discussion, August 2009

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Organic Milk Pay Price, August 2009

Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

Grain Market Update, August 2009

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Updated: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

North Coast dairy cows sold to slaughter as milk prices fall

Posted: to National News on Fri, Jul 17, 2009
Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2009

Survival getting tough for some organic dairy farmers

Posted: to National News on Wed, Jul 15, 2009
Updated: Wed, Jul 15, 2009

Hails Family Farm, Lopez, PA

Processing, Local Sales ... & Wholesale

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Jul 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Counting the Costs That Count on Your Farm

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Jul 1, 2009
Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2009

Lameness in Organic Dairy Cattle

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Jul 1, 2009
Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2009

Plant Biodiversity

Livestock Farmacy and Pantry

Posted: to Organic Production on Wed, Jul 1, 2009
Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2009

Grain Market Update, July 2009

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Jul 1, 2009
Updated: Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Organic Pay Price & Support Control

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Jul 1, 2009
Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2009

Organic Milk Pay Price Update

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, Jul 1, 2009
Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2009

Profitability of Organic Dairy, 2007

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Mon, Jun 1, 2009
Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2009

Milk Quota’s

What should we look for?

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Jun 1, 2009
Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2009

Report from the May 2009 NOSB Meeting

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jun 1, 2009
Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2009

Organic Dairy Research and Outreach at WCROC

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 1, 2009
Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2009

Update on Dairy Management Research at Cal State Chico

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 1, 2009
Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2009

June may be Dairy Month

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Jun 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Organic Initiative Sign-Up Extended in Some States

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Jun 1, 2009
Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2009

Business Issues

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jun 1, 2009
Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2009

The Passing Wind

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Sat, May 30, 2009
Updated: Sat, May 30, 2009

Organic Dairies Watch the Good Times Turn Bad

Posted: to National News on Thu, May 28, 2009
Updated: Thu, May 28, 2009

Organic Dairy Manure May Offer High Quality Fertilizer Option

Posted: to National News on Thu, May 7, 2009
Updated: Thu, May 7, 2009

Hall & Breen, LLC, Orwell, VT

A lifestyle, a livelihood, and a father/daughter partnership with a future

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, May 7, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Puzzled By PI Spikes?

Production Resources | Animal Health

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, May 7, 2009
Updated: Thu, May 7, 2009

What’s the Value of High Quality Forage?

Production Resources | Forage

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, May 7, 2009
Updated: Thu, May 7, 2009

Producers Working as Partners

COMMENTARY

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, May 7, 2009
Updated: Thu, May 7, 2009

Recent Odairy Discussion, May 2009

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Thu, May 7, 2009
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Conditions good this spring, but milk price remains low

Posted: to National News on Wed, May 6, 2009
Updated: Wed, May 6, 2009

ORGANIC OASIS

Posted: to National News on Tue, May 5, 2009
Updated: Tue, May 5, 2009

DC Update, April 1, 2009

Access to pasture update, status of new appointees, and the generally positive outlook for organic in Washington.

Posted: to Policy on Wed, Apr 1, 2009
Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2009

Managing Cereal Grains for Forage

Production Resources | Forages & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Mar 31, 2009
Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2009

Nutritional Wisdom of the Body

Behavior-Based Management for Animal Well-Being

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Mar 31, 2009
Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2009

Grain Market Update, March 2009

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Mar 31, 2009
Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2009

Smaller dairies fight rule change on milk

Posted: to National News on Sat, Mar 28, 2009
Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2009

Germany’s Myster Cow Disease

Posted: to National News on Fri, Mar 27, 2009
Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2009

Dairy in Crisis - Part 3

Posted: to National News on Thu, Mar 26, 2009
Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2009

Broken Trust Shakes Web From Farmer to Cow

Posted: to National News on Mon, Mar 23, 2009
Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2009

Methane Production in Grassfed Livestock

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Mar 13, 2009
Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2009

Organic Valley cut organic family farmers income

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Mar 11, 2009
Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2009

Washington State WIC Says Organic Milk Has “No Nutritional Benefit”

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Mar 9, 2009
Updated: Mon, Mar 9, 2009

Grain Market Update, March 2009

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Mon, Mar 9, 2009
Updated: Mon, Mar 9, 2009

Organic pay price declines

Processors panic over spring flush of milk and declining growth in sales

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Mar 6, 2009
Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2009

Recent Odairy Discussion, March 2009

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Fri, Mar 6, 2009
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Petitions Sent to USDA Requesting End of Producer-Handler Exemption

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Mar 6, 2009
Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2009

John Kinsman’s Organic Dairy, South Central WI

Posted: to Featured Farms on Fri, Mar 6, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Get Step-by-Step Organic Farm Plan Help in New Workbook

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jan 31, 2009
Updated: Sat, Jan 31, 2009

Homeopathy: The Mechanics and Its Application for the Dairy Farm

Part 1 and 2

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jan 31, 2009
Updated: Sat, Jan 31, 2009

MILK FEVER

“It’s all about internal mineral balance!”

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jan 24, 2009
Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2009

Raising Calves The Old, Modern Way

Learning from the “old” as we go into the future

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Jan 24, 2009
Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2009

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, 2009

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Jan 10, 2009
Updated: Sat, Jan 10, 2009

Raindance Farm, Central, NY

High Forage, Low Grain Diet Keeps 87-Cow Operation Running Smoothly

Posted: to Featured Farms on Fri, Jan 9, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Access to Pasture Rule: Win, Lose or Draw for Producers?

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Jan 9, 2009
Updated: Fri, Jan 9, 2009

Commentary from around the country on the pasture rule

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Jan 9, 2009
Updated: Fri, Jan 9, 2009

What Obama Means for Organic

There are hints that his ag secretary Tom Vilsack may have an open mind to alternative viewpoints.

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Jan 9, 2009
Updated: Fri, Jan 9, 2009

Dehorning Dairy Cattle With Genetics?

Looking at the economic advantages with polled dairy cattle??

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Jan 9, 2009
Updated: Fri, Jan 9, 2009

Recent Odairy Discussion, January 2009

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Thu, Jan 1, 2009
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Organic dairy farmers win Good Farm Neighbor Award

Posted: to Industry News on Thu, Jan 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2009

Crop Rotation on Organic Farms: A Planning Manual

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, Jan 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2009

National Organic Coalition

Posted: to Policy on Thu, Jan 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2009

Update on Pasture Rule and Administration Changes

Posted: to Policy on Mon, Dec 8, 2008
Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2008

The Pasture Rule Is Out

The new proposed rule is attached, below. Check it out and give us your feedback.

Posted: to Policy on Sun, Nov 30, 2008
Updated: Sun, Nov 30, 2008

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, November 30, 2008

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Nov 30, 2008
Updated: Sun, Nov 30, 2008

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, November 8, 2008

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Nov 8, 2008
Updated: Sat, Nov 8, 2008

Proposed Pasture Rule

Thoughtful Steps to the Final Pasture Rule

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Nov 7, 2008
Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2008

Amos Nolt, Shiloh, Ohio

For Organic Dairy, No Grain, No Problem

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sat, Nov 1, 2008
Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2008

Make Your own Herbal Tinctures!

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Nov 1, 2008
Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2008

New Sustainable Standards Raise Concerns

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Oct 7, 2008
Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2008

The Latest East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices

October 7, 2008

Posted: to Industry News on Tue, Oct 7, 2008
Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2008

Dairy industry braces for a tough winter

Posted: to National News on Fri, Oct 3, 2008
Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2008

Funding Opportunities

Research and planning grants in the Northeast and North Central US

Posted: to Industry News on Sun, Sep 14, 2008
Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2008

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, September 14, 2008

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sun, Sep 14, 2008
Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2008

Foxboro dairy farm sells its milk raw

Posted: to National News on Fri, Sep 12, 2008
Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2008

Organic has lower carbon imprint: BFA

Posted: to National News on Fri, Sep 12, 2008
Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2008

Organic supply squeeze tightens

Posted: to National News on Tue, Sep 9, 2008
Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2008

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, September 5, 2008

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Sep 5, 2008
Updated: Fri, Sep 5, 2008

Recent Odairy Discussion, September 2008

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Fri, Sep 5, 2008
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Forgues Family Farm, Alburgh, Vermont

Early Leaders in Organic

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Getting Paid for How You Farm

Posted: to National News on Fri, Aug 15, 2008
Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2008

(Almost) Year Round Grazing in the Northeast

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Aug 9, 2008
Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2008

With a focus on flavor, organic dairy finds a productive niche

Posted: to National News on Wed, Aug 6, 2008
Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2008

Recent Odairy Discussion, August 2008

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sun, Aug 3, 2008
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, August 1, 2008

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Aug 1, 2008
Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2008

Strategies for extending the grazing season

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Aug 1, 2008
Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2008

Molasses Makes Milk and Money! An Alternative to High-priced Grain

Forage & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Jul 29, 2008
Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2008

Vaccination of Organic Livestock

Goals and strategies for a first rate vaccination program

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jul 21, 2008
Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2008

Organic Growth at Safeway

Posted: to National News on Sun, Jul 13, 2008
Updated: Sun, Jul 13, 2008

Price & Availability of Corn & Forage

How should producers prepare for this fall?

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Sat, Jul 5, 2008
Updated: Sat, Jul 5, 2008

Recent Odairy Discussion, July 2008

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Sat, Jul 5, 2008
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, July 1, 2008

Plus reflections on what organic producers can do following the Midwest floods

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Jul 1, 2008
Updated: Tue, Jul 1, 2008

More Organic Milk Sought in Northeast

Farms should be sure to have a market secured before beginning the 12 month herd transition.

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Tue, Jul 1, 2008
Updated: Tue, Jul 1, 2008

Going With the Grain

Posted: to National News on Tue, Jul 1, 2008
Updated: Tue, Jul 1, 2008

Desperation Acres, Western WI

A Haven of Sustainability

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jul 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Catching an amber wave

Posted: to National News on Sun, Jun 22, 2008
Updated: Sun, Jun 22, 2008

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, June 20, 2008

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Jun 20, 2008
Updated: Fri, Jun 20, 2008

Press Release: NODPA Stands for Living Wage | June 18, 2008

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, Jun 18, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices as of June 13

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Jun 13, 2008
Updated: Fri, Jun 13, 2008

DC Update, June 6, 2008

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Jun 6, 2008
Updated: Fri, Jun 6, 2008

East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices, June 6, 2008

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Fri, Jun 6, 2008
Updated: Fri, Jun 6, 2008

UNH receives $380000 grant to study organic dairy as closed ecosystem

Posted: to National News on Tue, Jun 3, 2008
Updated: Tue, Jun 3, 2008

DC Update, June 1, 2008

Farm Bill update

Posted: to Policy on Sun, Jun 1, 2008
Updated: Sun, Jun 1, 2008

Organic Dairy National Organic Program Update

A summary of what transpired at the recent NOSB meeting in Baltimore.

Posted: to Policy on Sun, Jun 1, 2008
Updated: Sun, Jun 1, 2008

NZ: Fonterra farmers set for income boost

Posted: to National News on Fri, May 30, 2008
Updated: Fri, May 30, 2008

German dairy farmers dump milk in protest

Posted: to National News on Thu, May 29, 2008
Updated: Thu, May 29, 2008

DC Update, May 23, 2008

Posted: to Policy on Fri, May 23, 2008
Updated: Fri, May 23, 2008

East & Midwest Grain Prices, May 21 2008

Posted: to Industry News on Wed, May 21, 2008
Updated: Wed, May 21, 2008

Comments to the NOP

A letter from NODPA to the NOP addresses publication of the access to pasture rule and the publication of an origin of livestock rule

Posted: to Policy on Tue, May 20, 2008
Updated: Tue, May 20, 2008

Realistic Expectations: What Are They?

NEWS & OPINION

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, May 16, 2008
Updated: Fri, May 16, 2008

DC Update, May 15, 2008

Posted: to Policy on Thu, May 15, 2008
Updated: Thu, May 15, 2008

Maximizing Milk On Homegrown Forages And Grains

Production Resources | Forages & Grains

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, May 15, 2008
Updated: Thu, May 15, 2008

Reading the NOP Leaves

Posted: to Policy on Mon, May 12, 2008
Updated: Mon, May 12, 2008

Recent Odairy Discussion, May 2008

Posted: to Recent O-Dairy Discussion on Mon, May 12, 2008
Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2019

DC Update, May 9, 2008

Is the Farm Bill Battle Over?

Posted: to Policy on Fri, May 9, 2008
Updated: Fri, May 9, 2008

’Saudi Arabia of Milk’ Hits Production Limits

Posted: to National News on Thu, May 8, 2008
Updated: Thu, May 8, 2008

East & Midwest Grain Prices as of May 7

Posted: to Organic Pay, Feed & Grain Prices on Wed, May 7, 2008
Updated: Wed, May 7, 2008

Skyrocketing Costs Put Full-time Farming On Hold

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, May 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, May 1, 2008

Ecological Control of Pasture Flies

Posted: to Organic Production on Thu, May 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, May 1, 2008

DC Update, May 1, 2008

Posted: to Policy on Thu, May 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, May 1, 2008

Press Release: HP Hood refuses to address increased costs...

HP Hood LLC refuses to address increase in costs of production for their organic family farms and demands money back for a one month overpayment of 17 cents a gallon

Posted: to Industry News on Mon, Apr 28, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Volatility in dairy business will begin to affect organic milk prices

Posted: to National News on Sun, Apr 27, 2008
Updated: Sun, Apr 27, 2008

Bill would help organic farmers

Posted: to National News on Fri, Apr 11, 2008
Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2008

Bill would help organic farmers

Posted: to National News on Fri, Apr 11, 2008
Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2008

The Food Chain: As Prices Rise, Farmers Spurn Conservation

Posted: to National News on Wed, Apr 9, 2008
Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2008

What Grocers Teach Us About The US Economy

Posted: to National News on Wed, Apr 9, 2008
Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2008

Resistance to Ohio milk labeling restrictions grows

Posted: to National News on Wed, Apr 9, 2008
Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2008

Some Good News on Food Prices

Posted: to National News on Wed, Apr 2, 2008
Updated: Wed, Apr 2, 2008

Brookford Farm, Rollinsford, NH

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Apr 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

ACTION ALERT: Farm Bill

Stop the Attack on Public Health and the Environment in the Farm Bill

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Mar 28, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Profitability for Organic Dairy Farms for 2006

Posted: to Economics of Organic Dairy Production on Fri, Mar 28, 2008
Updated: Fri, Mar 28, 2008

Organic Check-off

Posted: to Policy on Fri, Mar 28, 2008
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Milking it

Posted: to National News on Thu, Mar 20, 2008
Updated: Thu, Mar 20, 2008

When Big Business Eats Organic

Posted: to National News on Wed, Mar 19, 2008
Updated: Wed, Mar 19, 2008

The Use of Rotational Grazing And Two Herbal Treatments To Control Parasitism In Sheep And Goats

RESEARCH & EDUCTION

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Mar 14, 2008
Updated: Fri, Mar 14, 2008

How Now Organic Cow

What Is the Whole Story

Posted: to Industry News on Fri, Mar 14, 2008
Updated: Fri, Mar 14, 2008

The Feed: Fighting on a Battlefield the Size of a Milk Label

Posted: to National News on Sun, Mar 9, 2008
Updated: Sun, Mar 9, 2008

Diversifying Forages at the Stoltzfus Farm, Whitesville, NY: A Follow-Up

ORGANIC PRODUCTION: FORAGES

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Mar 8, 2008
Updated: Sat, Mar 8, 2008

Kimball Brook Farm, North Ferrisburg, VT

One of Vermont’s Largest Organic Dairies

Posted: to Featured Farms on Fri, Mar 7, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Aurora Organic Milk Class-Action Suits to Be Heard in St. Louis

Posted: to National News on Tue, Feb 26, 2008
Updated: Tue, Feb 26, 2008

Speaker at organic farming conference derides corporate agriculture

Posted: to National News on Sun, Feb 24, 2008
Updated: Sun, Feb 24, 2008

Organic producers struggle to keep pace with rising demand

Posted: to National News on Fri, Feb 22, 2008
Updated: Fri, Feb 22, 2008

The dairies are half-pint

Posted: to National News on Wed, Feb 20, 2008
Updated: Wed, Feb 20, 2008

Cost crises compounds organic milk lull

Posted: to National News on Tue, Jan 22, 2008
Updated: Tue, Jan 22, 2008

Other Resources

Posted: to Organic Production on Tue, Jan 1, 2008
Updated: Tue, Jan 1, 2008

The Way We Live Now Our Decrepit Food Factories

Posted: to National News on Sun, Dec 16, 2007
Updated: Sun, Dec 16, 2007

If It’s Fresh and Local, Is It Always Greener?

Posted: to National News on Sun, Dec 9, 2007
Updated: Sun, Dec 9, 2007

Making the Leap to Organic Dairy Production

Posted: to Organic Production on Sat, Dec 1, 2007
Updated: Sat, Dec 1, 2007

PA dairy label rule shelved

Posted: to National News on Wed, Nov 28, 2007
Updated: Wed, Nov 28, 2007

Price And Credibility Barriers To Buying Organic

Posted: to National News on Wed, Nov 21, 2007
Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2007

Consumers Won’t Know What They’re Missing

Posted: to National News on Sun, Nov 11, 2007
Updated: Sun, Nov 11, 2007

Organic milk may help babies beat allergies

Posted: to National News on Sun, Nov 11, 2007
Updated: Sun, Nov 11, 2007

America so badly needs

Posted: to National News on Sun, Nov 4, 2007
Updated: Sun, Nov 4, 2007

Down on The Farm, Agricultural policy is not sexy.

Posted: to National News on Fri, Nov 2, 2007
Updated: Fri, Nov 2, 2007

State’s tough new raw milk standards for upset consumers, farmers.

Posted: to National News on Fri, Oct 26, 2007
Updated: Fri, Oct 26, 2007

Five Easy Ways to Go Organic

Posted: to National News on Mon, Oct 22, 2007
Updated: Mon, Oct 22, 2007

Aurora faces lawsuits for organic violations

Posted: to National News on Wed, Oct 17, 2007
Updated: Wed, Oct 17, 2007

Organic farming comes to China

Posted: to National News on Tue, Oct 2, 2007
Updated: Tue, Oct 2, 2007

Can a dairy be big and organic?

Posted: to National News on Sat, Sep 29, 2007
Updated: Sat, Sep 29, 2007

USDA May Relax Standards for Organic Foods

Posted: to National News on Sat, Jun 9, 2007
Updated: Sat, Jun 9, 2007

Organic Valley: GMO Alfalfa Will Devastate Organic Dairy Industry

Posted: to National News on Wed, Apr 18, 2007
Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2007

In corn belt, ethanol boom a bust for ranchers.

The alternative energy source has turned around dying towns, but the high price of corn makes it hard to raise livestock

Posted: to National News on Wed, Mar 28, 2007
Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2007

Small dairy farmers face challenges in CA

Posted: to National News on Wed, Mar 28, 2007
Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2007

When Organic Isn’t Really Organic

Posted: to National News on Wed, Mar 14, 2007
Updated: Wed, Mar 14, 2007

U.S. Agency Violated Law in Seed Case, Judge Rules

Posted: to National News on Wed, Feb 14, 2007
Updated: Wed, Feb 14, 2007

Choosing Grassfed

By Jo Robinson

Posted: to Organic Production on Fri, Nov 1, 2002
Updated: Fri, Nov 1, 2002

Butterfat & Pasture

By Bill Casey

Posted: to Organic Production on Mon, Jul 1, 2002
Updated: Mon, Jul 1, 2002