U.S. organic cotton plantings, while small, are on the rise

Organic cotton is a tiny part of the U.S. production, a bit more than 10,000 bales out of the total of 16 million bales. But organic growers said in a survey that they intend to expand plantings this year, to nearly 19,000 acres. That would be a 5-percent increase, on top of the 4-percent increase… » Read More

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