Navigation Links
Horizon Organic(R) Family Farmer Network Grows by Nearly 35 Percent
Date:2/27/2008

Increase is in response to rising consumer demand for organic milk

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Organic(R), the nation's leading organic dairy company, today announced that the brand expanded its farmer partner network by 116 farms in 2007, bringing the total to nearly 450 family farmer partners in 22 states across the country. Additionally, nearly 100 more farms are in transition to becoming certified organic.

"Family farms have been at the heart of Horizon Organic since the beginning," says Jule Taylor, vice president of dairy operations for Horizon Organic. "The more partners we're able to help transition to organic, the more organic milk will be available for consumers and the more acres we will transition to organic which is better for the land, animals and the planet."

To help grow the family farmer network, the Horizon Organic Producer Education (HOPE) program, launched in 2001, provides technical and financial assistance to farmers as they transition from conventional to organic production. The program continues to help secure future organic milk supply, ensuring Horizon Organic can provide a sustainable future for family farms while continuing to meet growing consumer demand.

"Through this program, we're able to support hundreds of organic family farms nationwide," says Taylor. "Family farmers need help to convert to organic. Through the HOPE program, we provide the necessary educational, technical and financial assistance they need to make a successful transition."

In addition to economic sustainability, converting farms to organic agriculture supports Horizon Organic's mission to promote stewardship of the land and provide a healthier environment for both people and animals. Since 1991, Horizon Organic has helped to convert more than 250,000 acres of farmland to organic production.

For more information about the Horizon Organic farmer network and how organic farming benefits farmers,
'/>"/>

SOURCE Horizon Organic
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
2. Concentra Expands Horizon Air Employee Health Program With On-Site Clinic
3. Better Lupus Treatments on the Horizon
4. Horizon Therapeutics, Inc. Scheduled to Present at Upcoming BioPartnering Europe Meeting
5. Horizons AMI trial data to be presented at TCT 2007
6. HORIZONS AMI trial data will help set guidelines
7. Targets on the horizon: Emerging therapies and novel targets
8. NetSuite Partners Introduce New Vertical Versions of NetSuite and Horizontal Extensions to Core NetSuite Functionality
9. BioHorizons Introduces Its New Tapered Internal Implants Featuring Laser-Lok(R) Microgrooves
10. BioHorizons Expands to New 44,000 Square Foot Facility
11. Work-Family Conflict Dogs Air Force Women After Deployment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... What,s one of your worst memories? How did it ... felt during a negative personal experience, such as how ... lead to emotional distress, especially when you can,t stop ... creep up, thinking about the context of the memories, ... and effective way to alleviate the negative effects of ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize ... This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental ... specific brain activity that the researchers have identified ... Journal of Neuroscience has just published a ... associate professor of psychology and his doctoral student ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... release is available in French . ... revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine. A team led ... Chimie (CNRS/ESPCI Paris Tech) and Didier Letourneur from the ... 13), has just demonstrated that the principle of adhesion ... vivo to repair soft-tissue organs and tissues. This easy-to-use ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated ... association was found even in those with low ... published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention ... Cancer Research. , An analysis of prostate tissue ... arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose ... of all breast cancer cases. , The largest ... invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important clues to ... breast cancer, which can be missed through screening. ... journal PloS Genetics , was co-led by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New study suggests a better way to deal with bad memories 2Health News:New study suggests a better way to deal with bad memories 3Health News:Scientists discover brain's anti-distraction system 2Health News:Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair 2Health News:Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair 3Health News:Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer 3Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 2Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 3
... death risk, study finds , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay ... early non-invasive ventilation after a breathing tube has been ... die, a Spanish study has found. , The study ... had high levels of carbon dioxide in their blood, ...
... , GUANGZHOU, China, Aug. 13 ... Medicine" or "the Company"), a developer,and a leading distributor ... (TCM), nutritional and dietary supplements, and,medical devices and medical ... Second Quarter 2009 Highlights:, ...
... From cranky bosses to incompetent coworkers, traffic jams, inconsiderate drivers, ... way through the typical work day in big cities are enough ... , Tanna Marshall, a holistic health consultant and ... natural health practitioner, offers a collection of tips and advice to ...
... , , THOUSAND OAKS, ... today will summarize data from the submitted Biologic License Applications (BLAs) ... the prevention and treatment of bone loss in breast and prostate ... Food and Drug Administration,s (FDA) Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs ...
... , NEW YORK, Aug. 13 Terraboost -- ... announced a new program today to provide complimentary touch-free hand ... mitigate risk related to H1N1 swine flu and other disease-causing ... ) , , With the ...
... , ... In September of 2008 SpeechNutrients introduced the ... nutritional support for children with apraxia and speech challenges. A ... Health and Medicine reported that 181 children with verbal apraxia taking ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ventilation After Breathing Tube Removal May Alter Outcomes 2Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 2Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 3Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 4Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 5Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 6Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 7Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 8Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 9Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 10Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 11Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 12Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 13Health News:China Medicine Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results 14Health News:'Living Peacefully in a Big City': Natural Health Practitioner Offers Advice on Maintaining Sanity, Health and Happiness 2Health News:'Living Peacefully in a Big City': Natural Health Practitioner Offers Advice on Maintaining Sanity, Health and Happiness 3Health News:Amgen to Discuss Denosumab Data at Today's Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs 2Health News:Amgen to Discuss Denosumab Data at Today's Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs 3Health News:Amgen to Discuss Denosumab Data at Today's Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs 4Health News:Amgen to Discuss Denosumab Data at Today's Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs 5Health News:Amgen to Discuss Denosumab Data at Today's Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs 6Health News:Amgen to Discuss Denosumab Data at Today's Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs 7Health News:Terraboost Unveils Free H1N1 Risk Mitigation Product 2Health News:Terraboost Unveils Free H1N1 Risk Mitigation Product 3Health News:Newly Published Research Indicates 97% of Apraxic Children Improving with Novel Nutritional Combination 2Health News:Newly Published Research Indicates 97% of Apraxic Children Improving with Novel Nutritional Combination 3Health News:Newly Published Research Indicates 97% of Apraxic Children Improving with Novel Nutritional Combination 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. , Jan. 15, 2014  Celsion Corporation (the ... it has received commitments from institutional investors to purchase ... common stock in an at-the-market registered direct offering, led ... Company entered into definitive purchase agreements with these investors ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors ... able to protect their most important business assets, ... ) Because of the highly-competitive ... remains one of the most litigious industry sectors ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 The Cadence Fitness ... Fitness Center by the Medical Fitness Association, a non-profit ... achieve their full potential. The Cadence Fitness & Health ... western suburbs and second in the Chicagoland area. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 3
... Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... new drug, LX1031, a tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH) inhibitor, demonstrated ... of non-constipating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Top-line results ... times daily produced a statistically significant improvement in global ...
... (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of ... first fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2009, compared with $2,001,896 ... 2.2%. , The first quarter of fiscal 2010 produced operating ... for the first quarter of fiscal 2009. The net loss ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lexicon Announces Positive Phase 2 Results of LX1031 in Non-Constipating Irritable Bowel Syndrome 2Lexicon Announces Positive Phase 2 Results of LX1031 in Non-Constipating Irritable Bowel Syndrome 3Lexicon Announces Positive Phase 2 Results of LX1031 in Non-Constipating Irritable Bowel Syndrome 4Lexicon Announces Positive Phase 2 Results of LX1031 in Non-Constipating Irritable Bowel Syndrome 5Corgenix Reports Financial Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2010 2Corgenix Reports Financial Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2010 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: