Organic Grain Report Outlines How to Increase U.S. Production

The U.S. Organic Grain Collaboration, in partnership with the Organic Trade Association, has released a report on the state of organic grain in the United States. U.S. Organic Grain–How to Keep It Growing drills down into the key barriers to expanding domestic organic grain production and identifies specific industry solutions to overcome the hurdles. The report recommends new contracting mechanisms for growers to reduce financial risk, development of markets for essential fertility-building and weed-suppressing crops that are necessary in organic rotation, and more organic coaching and technical assistance for organic growers. The full 23-page report is available free online in PDF.