Organic Crop Producers

Clemson University's Organic Certification Program verifies the maintenance of organic integrity throughout the entire crop production process, from the growing environment to the sale of an organic product.  The first step for any operator interested in organic certification is to become familiar with the National Organic Program standards.  Use the following resources for organic crop certification:


Organic Certification Program Brochure (pdf)

Certification Process (html)

Fee Schedule (html)

USDA NOP Homepage (html)

USDA NOP Regulations (html)

USDA NOP Handbook (html)

OMRI Homepage (html)

AOSCA Organic Seed Finder

ATTRA Homepage (html)

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (html)

IOIA Homepage (html)

NOP Guidance for Crop Producers (pdf)

New Applicants:

Crop Organic System Plan (doc)

Mushroom Organic System Plan Addendum (doc)

Greenhouse Organic System Plan (doc)

Sprouts Organic System Plan (doc)

Pasture Organic System Plan (doc)

On-Farm Handling Addendum (doc)

Updating Clients:

Supporting Documents:

Field History Sheet (.doc)

Organic Seed and Planting Stock Search Record (doc)

Seed and Planting Stock Source Verification Form (.doc)

Verification of Adjoining Land Use (.doc)

Previous Land Use Declaration (.doc)

Crop Materials Input Inventory (.doc)

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