New Guides for Organic Operations
To describe the relevant organic requirements, provide best practices, and further explain the certification process, the NOP and the NCAT have provided detailed guides about organic production and certification.
New Guides for Organic Operations - Dec. 10, 2012
To describe the relevant organic requirements, provide best practices, and further explain the certification process, the National Organic Program (NOP) partnered with the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) to provide the following detailed guides:
- Guide to Organic Crop Production
- Guide to Organic Livestock Production
- Guide to Organic Processing
- Guide to Organic Certification
These guides provide helpful information for both beginning farmers and current organic operations looking to adopt new management approaches.
The NOP encourages you to use and share these resources, helping
current and prospective organic farms better understand the organic
Note: the guides are quite large and may take a few minutes to download.