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As part of eXtension, eOrganic provides reliable information on organic agriculture, published research results, farmer experiences, and certification. Content is focused on general organic agriculture, dairy production, and vegetable production and is collaboratively authored and reviewed by our community of University researchers and Extension personnel, agricultural professionals, farmers, and certifiers with experience and expertise in organic agriculture.

Idaho Association of Weed Control Superintendents (IAWCS)
Since 1982, IAWCS has served the specific educational, professional development, and networking needs of County Weed Superintendents. IAWCS works to promote cooperation, exchange information, and provide education and resources to further success in noxious and invasive weed management in Idaho.

Idaho Mosquito and Vector Control Association (IMVCA)
IMVCA was founded in 2005 with the goal of promoting safe and effective mosquito control practices throughout the state.

Independent Organic Inspector’s Association (IOIA)
IOIA is a professional, nonprofit association of organic farm, livestock, and processing inspectors. IOIA provides comprehensive organic inspector training worldwide, promotes consistency and integrity in the certification process, and addresses issues and concerns relevant to organic inspectors.

International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
IFOAM is the worldwide umbrella organization for the organic movement, uniting more than 750 member organizations in 116 countries.

Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)
MOSES serves farmers striving to produce high-quality, healthy food using organic and sustainable techniques that support thriving ecosystems and vibrant rural communities.

National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)
The National Center for Appropriate Technology is a national, nonprofit organization that offers programs in sustainable agriculture, sustainable energy, and community develop­ment. One of the sustainable-agriculture programs is ATTRA, listed above.

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service (ATTRA)
ATTRA is managed by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT). ATTRA has produced more than 300 publi­cations on a variety of sustainable-agriculture topics as well as a number of webinars and other resources.

Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)
OMRI evaluates materials for use in most aspects of organic production and handling, including processing. It publishes guides of approved inputs to help you understand which substances are allowed (including restrictions or annotations, as applicable) and prohibited in your operation.

Organic Trade Association (OTA)
This membership-based business association represents the organic industry in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It works to promote organic products in the marketplace and to protect the integrity of organic standards.

Rodale Institute
Rodale Institute is dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach. For more than sixty years, they have been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing their findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest option for people and the planet.

USDA National Organic Program (NOP)
NOP’s mission is to ensure the integrity of USDA organic products in the United States and throughout the world. The NOP implements the Organic Foods Production Act through development and enforcement of the USDA organic regulations. One of its publications, the NOP Program Handbook, helps organic operaitions and certifying agents comply with the USDA organic regulations.

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)
Originally established by Congress in 1935 as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), NRCS has expanded to become a conservation leader for all natural resources, ensuring private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges, like climate change. NRCS works with landowners through conservation planning and assistance designed to benefit the soil, water, air, plants, and animals that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems.