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Organic Products

Organic animal production is a hot topic in today’s animal production industry.

Organic farms pride themselves on the care they take of their environments: they do not use pesticides and they treat their animals ethically. In addition, organic farmers do not use antibiotics or added hormones in an attempt to develop "chemical-free" food.

Consumer demand for organic products continues to grow, as evidenced by the number of organic products in the aisles at the corner grocery store. Learn more about organic products by visiting the links below: