National Organic Program

USDA awards organic certification organizations

The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) has recognized the work of accredited organic certifiers with awards for extraordinary support of the National... more »

Azotic’s Envita biological receives OMRI Certification

Azotic Technologies Ltd.’s Envita SC biological has received certification from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in compliance ... more »

NOP adds climate-smart practices to Organic Integrity Learning Center

The USDA Organic Integrity Learning Center recently added updates on Climate-Smart Agricultural practices and the services available through the cente... more »

USDA adds import function to Organic Integrity Database

The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) has expanded the functionality of its Organic Integrity Database, adding an import certificate module. The ... more »

IFPA supports organic ‘continuous improvement’ law

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) announced its support of the Continuous Improvement in Organic Standards Act (CIAO). The bill is... more »

USDA asks organic board to continue work on biodegradable bio-based mulch film

The USDA's National Organic Program is asking the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) to continue its consideration of bringing the topic of biode... more »

Organic Grower Summit session to tackle SOE rule

A session at this year’s Organic Grower Summit (OGS) plans to tackle new challenges coming for growers, distributors and importers due to a rule tha... more »

USDA adds to Growing Organic Workforce course

The National Organic Program (NOP) has published new resources in its Growing the Organic Workforce course in the USDA Organic Integrity Learning Cent... more »

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