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New NOP Handbook Resources + Certifier Lists

To help individuals who own, manage, or certify organic operations meet all USDA organic requirements, the NOP has published new resources in its Program Handbook: Unannounced Inspections, Recommended Penalties, Penalty Matrix.

To help individuals who own, manage, or certify organic operations meet all USDA organic requirements, the NOP has published four new resources in its Program Handbook: 

Certification Section

Policy Memos Section

Alternatively, view the full NOP Handbook.

Updated Lists of Certifying Agents

Looking for a certifying agent serving a specific state or country? 

To help both current and prospective organic operations identify a certifying agents, we now provide two ways to search:

By Name. Lists certifying agents alphabetically by name.

By Location. Most NOP-accredited certifying agents may certify farms and businesses anywhere in the world. The domestic and foreign directories list certifying agents that have recently certified operations in specific U.S. states and foreign countries.

View updated certifying agents page

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