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Upcoming Events

11/17/2021 - 1:00pm
How plants are grown can have an immense effect on nutritional content. A healthy, high functioning soil will produce crops that are flavorful, aromatic, and nutritious. Studies have reflected this...
12/02/2021 - 9:00am to 2:30pm
The Organic Center is collaborating with the USDA ERS and Purdue University on a virtual conference series and hackathon examining agricultural technology (AgTech) in organic. The conferences will...
02/24/2022 - 9:30am to 02/26/2022 - 9:30am
Interested in the hackathon? Fill out the survey here to get the latest details! Background   Because organic farmers are banned from using common conventional materials such as most synthetic...

Recorded Webinars

Citrus Greening is a devastating disease affecting citrus around the world – though Florida citrus has been particularly hard hit. Infected trees are unable to extract the nutrients they need from...
Learn about a new study published in Public Health Nutrition, by Emory University, in collaboration with The Organic Center, which shows that choosing organic is an easy way to avoid pesticide,...
Organic's Impact on Human Health Presented March 20, 2019 The more we learn about the adverse effects of toxic and persistent agricultural inputs on eaters, farmworkers and their families, the...
Healthy soils are essential for resilient crop production and supporting our ecosystem. Unfortunately, soils in the United States are being degraded by unsustainable agricultural practices. ...
A growing body of science shows that organic farming supports more biodiversity and can bring in more income than conventional farming, highlighting the environmental and economic benefits of using...
Last year, The Organic Center partnered with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to hold a convening examining research areas that would have the most impact on advancing the...
Come learn about the hottest science in the field of organic food and farming from 2020. This webinar brings together leading scientists to talk about where we’ve been and how far we’ve come  in this...
Join The Organic Center and Iowa State’s Kathleen Delate, PhD, for a discussion of the scientifically backed, full system ecological benefits of organic cotton – from farm to fashion. We’ll also hear...
Organic has the advantage when it comes to mitigating climate change and building soil health by quantifying the carbon sequestration potential of organic soil management practices. Join The Organic...
You may think your family’s food shopping decisions don’t have much of an impact. But when it comes to the positive impact of choosing organic dairy products, think again! Choosing organic means...