NOP Releases New Guides for Organic Certification20 December 2012
US - Beginning farmers and existing organic operations can find detailed information about organic certification in a series of new guides.
The guides were written by sustainable-agriculture experts at the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) in partnership with the USDA National Organic Program (NOP).
The four guides provide detailed information about the relevant organic requirements, provide best practices, and further explain the certification process.
- Guide for Organic Crop Producers
- Guide for Organic Livestock Producers
- Guide for Organic Processors, and
- Organic Certification of Farms and Businesses Producing Agricultural Products.