Certification News by grower

July 10, 2013
On February 28, 2013, the National Organic Program (NOP) issued Guidance Document NOP 5029, "Seeds, Annual Seedlings, and Planting Stock in Organic...
March 14, 2013
Update: This is an update to the version published in our E-Newsletter on 3/11/13
January 23, 2013
Have a question about certification? Want to know who to call? Want a dedicated contact at CCOF? We have good news for you.
January 23, 2013
In October 2012 CCOF notified clients that all package labels for organic products must state "Certified Organic by CCOF" BELOW the name and contact...
January 23, 2013
CCOF has produced an Organic Handler Certification Support Packet to help processors and handlers understand certification issues, record keeping,...
January 23, 2013
In an effort to improve our materials we have revised all CCOF program and standards manuals. In particular, all clients are strongly encouraged to...
October 22, 2012
Every year, you are required to submit the annual Continuation of Certification contract and pay your certification fee. In mid-November, we will...
October 22, 2012
Sodium (Chilean) nitrate is currently allowed for use only so long as it is not more than 20% of the crops total nitrogen needs. This material is...
May 1, 2012
Improvements for Materials Tracking and Approvals Continue: We have heard loud and clear that one of our clients’ biggest frustrations with the...
July 25, 2011
The National Organic Program (NOP) recently announced an important clarification to the use of chlorine in organic production systems. This may...