Organic crop recordkeeping templates
Getting started with recordkeeping can be a big task. In addition to setting up how you want to organize your records, having good templates that cover all of the necessary information is key.
Where can I find organic crop recordkeeping templates?
The USDA and ATTRA have made several recordkeeping templates available for use on your farm.
Recordkeeping Templates for Organic Crop Farmers (USDA)
Templates include: field history/previous land use, land-use history verification, farm activity log sheet, farm activity calendar, planting and harvest record, crop rotation record, material application record, compost production, manure application/crop harvest, seed stock suppliers, seed treatments, harvest record, farmers market/farm stand sales, harvest plan, community supported agriculture harvest, harvest instructions, storage inventory, equipment cleaning log, clean transport affidavit, buffer zone crops, adjoining land use, and a neighbor notification letter.
Organic Field Crops Recordkeeping Templates (ATTRA)
Templates include: farm activity log, materials log, organic seed and planting stock record, organic seed and planting stock search record, compost production record, field soils monitoring log, field pest monitoring log, harvest record, on-farm bin storage record, on-farm cold storage record, on-farm bin storage record, split operation, on-farm cold storage record, split operation, off-farm bin storage record, off-farm cold storage records, pest control log for crop storage unit, equipment cleanout log, equipment settings record, and sales record sheet.