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U.S. organic farming emerges in the 1990s

Catherine Greene

U.S. organic farming emerges in the 1990s

adoption of certified systems

by Catherine Greene

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organic farming -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Natural foods -- Certification -- United States,
  • Natural foods -- Standards -- United States,
  • Organic farming -- Environmental aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS organic farming emerges in the 1990s.
    Statement[by Catherine R. Greene].
    SeriesAgriculture information bulletin -- no. 770.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17604025M
    OCLC/WorldCa49393291

    Sep 15,  · In his book he described ideas that would become the fundamentals of organic farming. His main concept was known as “The Law of Return”, it suggested that all organic waste be recycled back to farmland (Heckman). The practices used in organic farming were intended to help the environment by conserving water and soil, and reducing pollution. Organic farming be-came one of the fastest growing segments of U.S. agriculture during the 's. Between and certified organic cropland more than doubled' and sales of organics increased more than 20% annually from Industry estimates of U.S. organic sales from through.

    Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. Search Organic Roots, an electronic collection of historic USDA publications related to organic agriculture. Contains almost documents published before (before synthetic chemicals became widely used) that contain data that are still very pertinent for today's agriculture. Organic farming is one of the fastest growing segments of U.S. agriculture. The high prices commanded by organic products and often unmet demand have enticed growers to enter the market. Certified organic farmland doubled between and , and then doubled again between and In total, there were 4 million acres of cropland and.

    Once the term was synonymous with the dreaded O word—a farm-belt euphemism for trendy organic farming that uses no synthetic chemicals. The major challenge for U.S. agriculture in the s will be to strike a balance between near-term economic performance and long-term ecological and food safety imperatives. The National Academies. Dec 14,  · Who invented the idea of organic farming and organic food? We can thank 3 important books published in the s for the certified organic produce we see in stores today.


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