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Protecting the Organic Label Through Enforcement, Education, and Outreach

Cost Share Program

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided funds from the National Farm Bill to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to be distributed to operations that have been certified organic by a USDA accredited certifier. This program is intended to help offset costs of obtaining organic certification.

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Key Resources

Laws and Regulations

What are the organic standards?

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What are the organic trends in California?

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What is the California Organic Products Advisory Committee?

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Becoming Organic

Did you know that land intended to be used in organic production must not have had a prohibited substance applied within 3 years prior to the first harvest?

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Frequently Asked Questions

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