New Organic Certification Guides Now Available
Recently NCAT (National Center for Appropriate Technology), in partnership with the NOP (National Organic Program), as part of their Organic Literacy Initiative released new organic certification guides.
The guides are available to be downloaded free or ordered as a paper publication for a small handling fee on the ATTRA website attra.ncat.org
Here is the list of New Guides for Organic Operations to describe 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
• Organic Certification of Farms and Businesses Producing Agricultural Products
These guides provide helpful information for both beginning farmers and current organic operations looking to adopt new management approaches.