A familiar face will lead California’s new organic fertilizer industry association.
Steve Beckley of S. Beckley and Associates will serve as executive director of the Organic Fertilizer Association of California (OFAC). Beckley previously was president and CEO of the Western Plant Health Association and prior to that led the California Fertilizer Association.
OFAC has been formed by leading manufacturers, distributors. and retailers of fertilizer products that meet USDA’s National Organic Program’s (NOP) standards. The purpose of the new association is to represent the California organic fertilizer industry and promote the knowledge of safe and effective organic farming systems through outreach, education, and regulatory/legislative efforts.