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Resources for Organic Producers

AOSCA Organic Seed Finder

Apply for USDA Cost Share

ATTRA National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Certification Process  and Clemson Fee Schedule

International Organic Inspectors Association Homepage

Organic Certification Program Brochure

Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)

USDA Certifiers and Operations

USDA NOP Guide for Organic
Crop Producers

USDA NOP Guide for Organic
Livestock Producers

USDA NOP Guide for Organic
Processors & Handlers

USDA NOP Handbook

USDA NOP Homepage

USDA NOP Regulations

Using Organic Seals

Sound & Sensible

In 2014, the National Organic Program’s (NOP) Sound and Sensible initiative funded 14 year-long projects across the United States aimed at making organic certification more accessible, attainable, and affordable while maintaining high standards, ensuring compliance, and protecting organic integrity. Project leads worked directly with organic farmers and businesses to identify and remove barriers to certification, streamline the certification and recordkeeping process, and conduct education and outreach. 

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