Podcast : From Soil to Certification – The Organic Journey with Sam Welsh

On this special edition of the Tractor Time podcast, hosted by Taylor Henry, CEO of Acres U.S.A, we delve into sustainable farming, regenerative practices, and organic certification with guest Sam Welsh from OneCert, Inc. Sam Welsh shares his journey from executive director at OCIA to founding OneCert in 2003 and its growth to include a global certification agency. This episode covers organic certification processes, the role of certifiers, integrity in the organic certification world, the new fraud prevention updates, and challenges with organic certification. Sam shares insights on the importance of record keeping, mentoring for aspiring organic farmers, and navigating the complexities of organic certification in the face of evolving standards and expectations.