Organic market surges, producers face growing pains


Organic foods are on the rise in the U.S., and revenue for the sector has tripled over the past 10 years to a record $36 billion in 2014. However, that growth has not come without pains.

High demand is a constant struggle for organic producers, and shortages of organic feed and produce have sent prices for organic foods soaring. Some organic livestock producers are having to import organic feed because they can’t find enough in the U.S.

Argus Leader: Organic faces growing pains as demand outpaces supply