Contract organic milk pay prices are increasing in much of the country, according to the recent issue of USDA's Dairy Market News. There is also more interest by processors in acquiring organic grass milk.
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) and University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will partner on a four-year project to fill a research gap in southeastern U.S. or
Organic dairy product sales rose 8% in 2013, but a shortage of organic feed and drought issues continued to put supply pressure on the market, according to an annual summary from the Organic Trade Association (OTA).
It comes as no surprise that the organic sector continues to grow at a faster pace than other agricultural production systems. And while vegetables, fruits and livestock account for the lion’s share of organic product