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New guide can help with transition to organic

There's a new resource for farmers, ranchers and food business owners interested in switching to organic production. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Research has published "Organic Transition," a guide that examines organic transition strate...

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There’s a new resource for farmers, ranchers and food business owners interested in switching to organic production.

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Research has published “Organic Transition,” a guide that examines organic transition strategies and asks critical questions that help producers and business owners decide whether organic makes sense for their operation.

The guide was developed as part of the Tools for Transition Project, a four-year research program on the economics of organic transition funded by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, with support from the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture.

Organic Transition can be downloaded free of charge at www.sare.org/organic-transition-planner . Print copies can be ordered for $16 plus shipping and handling by calling (301) 779-1007 . Discounts are available for orders of 10 items or more.

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