Are You a Farmer or Rancher in One of These States?
If so, you are eligible to receive a 2013 organic certification cost share reimbursement!
Amount of Reimbursement
Organic crop and livestock producers in the states listed above can be reimbursed as much as 75 percent of their certification costs from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013, up to a maximum of $750. This program is not competitive; $1.425 million is available for farmers and ranchers in the States listed above.
How to Get Reimbursed
- Assemble the following supporting documentation: proof of USDA organic certification, itemized invoice showing expenses paid for certification, W-9 tax form, and anything else required by your State.
Resources for State Departments of Agriculture
Cost Share terms and conditions
- FY 2012: National and Agricultural Marketing Assistance (AMA) Programs
If you have questions, review our frequently asked questions
, email Rita Meade
, or call (202) 720-3252.