Regulations

National survey of organic growers begins today

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) have released two national surveys—one for certified organic producer... more »

Uncertified organic claims more than half of NOP enforcement caseload

Uncertified organic claims more than half of the National Organics Program's (NOP) current enforcement caseload. The NOP provides quarterly updates... more »

How growers can get beer-fueled organic transition grants

Now that the Super Bowl commercial has run, how do growers actually get some of those organic farm transition funds raised by Anheuser-Busch and the ... more »

NOP awards four certifiers for investigating grain fraud cases

The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) Jan. 28 recognized a number of credentialed certifying agencies for upholding standards for organic agricultur... more »

National Organic Program to hire standards enforcers

The USDA National Organic Program (NOP), which enforces standards for the dynamic, growing organic industry, is hiring for multiple opening in three d... more »

New courses on advanced inspections, certification administration offered

The Organic Integrity Learning Center now includes two new courses targeted to the needs of accredited certifiers and inspectors. Courses are availabl... more »

National Organic Program official discusses regulation issues

National Organic Program (NOP) Deputy Administrator Jennifer Tucker recently discussed regulatory issues on a Fresh Take, a podcast produced by the Fl... more »

Organic Trade Association to co-host Washington, D.C. summit

The Organic Trade Association and Food Tank, in an unprecedented partnership, will present the “Future of Organic” summit on June 9 in Washington,... more »

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