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Organic Crop Certification

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Instructions

To apply for organic certification for crop production:

First time applicants must submit an application, application fee, and a complete Organic System Plan for Crops (including farm map and field history).

Continuing applicants must submit an application, application fee, and either updated individual sections of the Organic System Plan or a complete Organic System Plan. Renewal packets are mailed out by the end of February each year to operations currently certified organic by the ISDA.

If you wish to apply for organic certification for handling/processing or livestock production please visit the applicable page(s).

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Application Materials

Application

Complete Organic System Plan for Crops

Section 1: General Information

Section 2: Farm Plan Information

Section 3: Seeds and Seed Treatments

Section 4: Source of Seedlings for Perennial Stock

Section 5: Soil and Crop Fertility Management

Section 6: Crop Management

Section 7: Maintenance of Organic Integrity

Section 8: Record Keeping System

Field History Sheet

Please contact us to request a printed copy or for help completing the forms.

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Supplemental materials

Public Land Use Affidavit

USDA Guide for Organic Crop Producers

 

USDA Sample Crop Documentation Forms


Visit our Other Resources page for a list of additional documents and references.