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Francis Thicke Warns of Corporate Takeover of Organic Farming

keepthesoilinorganic/ We all suffered a terrible defeat for organic farming at the Jacksonville National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting last week when hydroponics was welcomed into organic certification. At the end of the meeting, Francis Thicke gave his farewell address. … Continue reading

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Francis Thicke Appointed to National Organic Standards Board

iowasource.com WASHINGTON, January 15, 2013—The U.S. Department of Agriculture appointed environmentalist and farmer Francis Thicke, Ph.D., to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) today, adding valuable perspective to this 15-member advisory Board. “Since the NOSB serves as a gatekeeper for … Continue reading

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