20 Years of Family Farming Natural Foods with Azure Standard 4/11/2011
A long lasting Oregon staple to natural farming that stands by their roots of being a family farm is Azure Standard.
Five generations of our family have been farming in the Dufur area since 1954. The Azure Standard story really begins in 1971 when we made radical changes in the operation of our 2,000-acre dry-land wheat and cattle ranch.
In the 1950's almost all the farmers in America began using chemical fertilizers because the lure of higher yields was just too great to pass up. Not long afterward, the soil deteriorated to the point where the weeds and insects began to attack the crops, so pesticides and herbicides soon followed.....
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