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Take Action on Origin of Livestock

October 30, 2019

MOFGA has positive news to report on our work to fight for organic integrity: The USDA is taking action to finalize the Dairy Origin of Livestock (OOL) rule. This rule is a critical step in ensuring that all organic dairy producers play by the same rules, and once the rule is implemented, it will ensure that conventional dairy herds can be transitioned to organic only one time, rather than the continuous transition that some certifiers currently allow.

 

 

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MOFGA Continues to Push for Policies to Support Organic Producers

September 9, 2019

We've been working hard to advocate for policies to support you as an organic producer and want to let you know what we've been up to. There are several policy updates here and work is ongoing. We encourage you to read through these updates and be in touch with any questions or comments. Photo: MOFGA's executive director Sarah Alexander delivers petitions to Senator Susan Collins

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