GRAPHIC: Missouri organic sales increase

December 17, 2012 | 5:15 p.m. CST
According to an organic production survey released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in October, Missouri organic production and sales increased from the previous survey in 2008 (also the first survey). The graphics below show some highlights of the most recent survey, featuring data from 2011 and explain what’s organic food as defined by National Organic Standards Board of the USDA. The data below include only certified organic farms* in the nation.