Organic agriculture offers producers the potential to access alternative markets and price premiums for their products, while using beneficial conservation management practices. However, adding organic to a production portfolio requires several factors, which may be a roadblock. This research team conducted field research near Vernon, Texas, from 2018 to 2021 to evaluate the 3-year organic transition period in dual-purpose wheat systems. This publication provides background information on organic agriculture, a description of the research project, project outcomes, experiences managing the organic system, as well as links to additional resources. (11 pages)
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Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.