ORGANIC FARMING GROUPS URGE USDA TO PLAY FAIR ON CRITICAL ORGANIC 'ORIGIN OF LIVESTOCK' RULE. Corporate factory farms have been playing the system and conducting bogus practices when it comes to sourcing and managing replacement heifers destined for organic dairy herds.
As partner-in-crime, USDA has been looking the other way on this weighty issue, and been miserably failing to enforce the clear-eyed honest procedures practiced universally' by America's family organic dairy farmers.
'Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA)' is a signatory to this letter to Congress, organized by 'OFA (Organic Farmers Assn)', an relatively new organization we are members of.
Read the letter to Congress and see the list of 70 signatories here. Caleb, Megan & Jim https://www.perishablenews.com/…/organic-farmers-associati…/
Organic dairy farmers are once again urging the USDA to clarify its rule for transitioning livestock under the National Organic Program, eliminating a loophole they say puts smaller producers at