Clemson University's Department of Plant Industry is a USDA approved Accredited Certifying Agent. This accreditation allows DPI (Department of Plant Industry) to certify organic operations in the three major categories of certification. Those three categories are crops, livestock and processing. The USDA's NOP (National Organic Program) Accreditation also allows DPI to certify operations anywhere in the world.
For more information concerning organic certification, please use the links on the right side of the page.
If you have any questions concerning the organic certification process or certification review, please contact:
Ryan Merck (firstname.lastname@example.org) 864.646.2129
If you have any questions concerning fee structure, certificates, or certification status, please contact:
Sandra Verderame (email@example.com) 864.646.2131
If you have concerns about a certified organic operation, please contact:
Sherry Aultman (firstname.lastname@example.org) 864.646.2140