Fact sheet on the organic regulations pertaining to GMO’s.
Fact sheet on using treated wood in organic production systems.
This fact-sheets from WSDA explains the organic regulations on boundaries and buffer zones and how to minimize risk of contamination by using buffers.
Organic handlers are operations that process, package or sell organic products. They are required to prevent mixing organic and non-organic ingredients. Learn about preventative practices to meet this requirement in this short video.
USDA organic regulations require certified handlers to prevent commingling of organic and non-organic products. Handlers must also prevent organic products from being contaminated by any prohibited material. Learn the basic requirements of preventing commingling and contamination in organic handling with this fact sheet.
This factsheet outlines best practices for using chlorine in organic handling.
Risks are threats, but can also be opportunities in life and business. During this webinar we cover topics to help organic operations make strides in managing various potential risks. The presenters discuss risk assessment and management for organic farmers and processors, as well as transitioning, new, and long-time producers.
This brief overview provides basic information on how not to jeopardize organic certification or lose markets from inadvertent contamination by genetically modified crops and the synthetic and prohibited materials used in their production.
This publication provides an overview of the key concepts and practices of certified organic crop production. It also presents perspectives on many of the notions, myths, and issues that have become associated with organic agriculture over time. A guide to useful ATTRA resources and to several non-ATTRA publications is provided.