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How Danone, Kashi and Land O'Lakes are backing sustainable farming

Less than 1 percent of United States farms had an organic certification in 2017, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Due to its environmental and health benefits, organic agriculture is one sustainable agriculture method many farmers are hoping to adopt.  According to articles from Public Radio International and others, the demand for United States organic products has outgrown the supply. High levels of imports make up the difference. This is true despite a 7 percent increase in the number of certified organic farms from 2016 to 2017, according to USDA data.  Read more...

 

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