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Organic farming shows slow, steady growth in Minnesota, U.S., annual survey shows
by Tom Meersman

Minneapolis Star Tribune    Translate This Article
3 October 2017

On 3 October 2017 Minneapolis Star Tribune reported: Cow milk was the most valuable organic product in Minnesota in 2016, racking up more than $43 million in sales from 108 farms, and the state is also a major producer of organic corn and organic soybeans. Minnesota reported 545 certified organic farms and more than 130,000 acres of organic farmland last year, making it ninth-largest in the nation. Global Good News service views this news as a sign of rising positivity in the fields of environment and business, documenting the growth of life-supporting, evolutionary trends.

...Not included in the survey are producers that may follow organic rules, but are not certified.

Nationally, U.S. farms and ranches produced and sold $7.6 billion in certified organic commodities in 2016, up 23 percent from the previous year. The number of organic farms in the country increased by 11 percent to 14,217 and the number of certified acres increased 15 percent to 5 million.

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