Transitional Production Plan

A Transitional Production Plan (TPP) is a tool for producers transitioning to organic and looking to get certified organic. The TPP prepares producers for organic certification and helps producers develop an organic management plan for the transition period. A completed TPP can be reviewed and signed by a USDA accredited certifier and can be used… Continue reading Transitional Production Plan

DOCUMENTATION FORMS FOR ORGANIC CROP AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS

There are three types of documentation that enable accredited certifying agents (certifiers) to verify a producer’s compliance with the National Organic Program (NOP) Regulations: a) The producer’s records of farm/livestock operation activities b) The Organic System Plan (OSP) c) Audit trail documents (e.g., purchase invoices, organic certificates, contracted custom application or harvest records, soil test… Continue reading DOCUMENTATION FORMS FOR ORGANIC CROP AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS