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Organic grain producer Ward Middleton has found a way to make record-keeping easier on his farm — the KISS approach, or keep it simple stupid.

Organic record-keeping made easier

It’s important for organic producers to understand the standards — and how certifiers interpret those rules

Organic production comes with its own headaches — but that’s nothing compared to organic record-keeping. “It’s a crush of paperwork,” said Ward Middleton, an organic grain producer from Morinville. “It seems thoroughly intimidating, and we need to make it as easy as possible. Otherwise, we’ll never entice larger farms to go organic.” Organic certifying bodies […] Read more