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November 26, 2003 - Research in Organics

Though the total number of organic research acres in the U.S. land grant system has more than doubled between 2001 and 2003, itís not keeping pace with the growth of commercial certified organic acreage in the U.S ", according to the Organic Farming Research Foundation's recent report the State of the States, 2nd Edition. Today we will talk with researchers throughout the US to find out what's new in organics.

  • Dr. Paul Hepperly, New Farm Training and Research Manager at the Rodal Institute, Kutztown, PA
  • Greg Bowman, On-line editor, NewFarm.org, Kutztown, PA
  • Jane Sooby - Technical Program Coordinator at the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF), Santa Cruz, CA
  • Laurie Drinkwater - Associate Professor at Cornell in the Department of Horticulture, Ithica, NY