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Regulation and Trade Resources

The following resource links are resources for more information on regulations, implementation and organic trade resources.

USDA National Organic Program
The National Organic Program (NOP) develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products.
National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)
The NOSB's main mission is to assist the Secretary in developing standards for substances to be used in organic production.
Organic Trade Association
OTA is a membership-based business association that focuses on the organic business community in North America.
Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)
Materials input review for organic industry.
Oregon Department of Agriculture
ODA has a three-fold mission: food safety and consumer protection; protecting the natural resource base; and marketing agricultural products.
Farm and Garden
Farm & Garden is an online magazine and community website. We publish news, information and resources related to living in a sustainable fashion with a focus on food, flowers, fiber and families.
Pasture Rule
The NOP has issued a final rule to provide greater detail to the NOP livestock regulations, especially as they relate to pasture and ruminant animals.
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