Organic sales surge by 13 percent; number of organic farms rises modestly

Certified organic farms sold $6.2 billion worth of organic products in 2015, a 13 percent increase from the previous year, according to a USDA report on the small yet burgeoning industry. The survey found 12,818 certified organic farms, a modest increase from 12,595 farms in 2014. California, with 2,637 farms, and Wisconsin, with 1,205 farms,… » Read More

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