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
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.
Fact Sheet
Erin Silva, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
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.