Rom and entomologist Donn Johnson, funded by two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants, surveyed organic producers, processors, marketers and researchers from seven southern states to determine needs and interest for a systematic approach to organic production research.
"We found a lot of need for research-based information," Rom says. "And at the University of Arkansas, there's strong interest in organic research and extension programs."
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