Starting an Organic Farm

Learn all about how to plan for a successful organic farm, from the soil up. Get tips about finding organic farmland, choosing the best crops, writing an organic farm business plan, and other organic farm basics.
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How You Can Sell Your Local Organic Produce to Restaurants
What You Should Know About Vertical Farming
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How Much Does It Cost to Get Organic Certification?
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Yes, Organic Water Is a Thing. But Can You Certify Water as Organic?
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Grow Light Options for Indoor and Vertical Farming
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8 Different Reasons People Buy Organic (and How to Market to Them)
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These 8 Free Online Resources Can Make Organic Farming Easier
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Could Your Hydroponics Greenhouse Be Certified Organic?
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10 U.S. Colleges With Organic Agricultural Programs
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Value-Added Products for Organic Farms
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10 Questions About Organic Labels, Certified Organic, and USDA standards
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9 Products That Qualify for Organic Certification
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What Is Organic Farming?
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Eating Bugs: Are Edible Insects a Sustainable Food Alternative?
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How Organic Farming Benefits the Environment
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What to Know Before You Transition Your Farm to Certified Organic
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How Water Affects Organic Certification
Considerations for a Beginning Organic Farmer
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USDA Organic Seal Tips for Retailers - Label Compliance
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Is Organic Farming a Good Career Choice?
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Organic Farmland Requirements
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Is Organic Livestock Production More Humane?
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A List of the Places Where Small Farms Can Sell Organic Goods
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Discover the top advantages of organic farming
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Top Skills New Organic Farmers Need to Be Successful
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Do You Need Organic Certification? Here's How to Find an Agent
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Know Which Pesticides Can Be Used in Organic Farming
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Who Are the Top Organic Retailers?
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A Guide to Organic Verses Non-Organic Seeds