Fact Sheet: Transitioning to Certified Organic Grain Production

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2018: $68,437.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2020
Grant Recipient: American Society of Agronomy
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Christopher Boomsma
American Society of Agronomy
Description:
The organic market continues to expand, offering a significant opportunity for organic grain farmers. Regulations and the associated inspection and certification processes are intended to ensure compliance to a set of standards, and this provides consumers with confidence in the products they are purchasing. Organic certification is a commitment of time and learning, and education and support opportunities enable farmers to find success when embarking on this challenge.
Type:
Fact Sheet
File:
Author:
Erin Silva, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
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Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.