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Vilsack appoints members to National Organic Standards Board


Four new members are set to join the National Organic Standards Board in January, having been appointed recently by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

New organic policy adviser named for USDA


A new organic policy adviser is in place for the upcoming fall meeting of the National Organic Standards Board, which is set for Oct. 29-30 in Louisville, Ky.

Kroger’s second quarter beats the Street


With a 9% increase for its second quarter compared with 2013, the Kroger Co. logged it’s 43rd consecutive quarter of positive identical supermarket sales growth.

Organic group to host two-day conference


The Brattleboro, Vt.-based Organic Trade Association plans to hold its annual educational conference All Things Organic at the National Products Expo East show Sept. 17-20 in Baltimore.

Funds sought to fight citrus greening organically


The Organic Center has received a $5,000 matching grant from San Francisco-based RSF Social Finance to pursue organic solutions for citrus greening disease.

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