FAQs by organic consultants and ag advisors

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New to organic certification or looking to become certified and not sure where to start? You might find these FAQ topics most useful:
As an Accredited Certification Agency (ACA), CCOF cannot provide consulting assistance for organic certification issues. However, as a service to our members and others, CCOF maintains a list of organic consultants who are available to assist with certification and regulatory compliance issues. The list...
Yes! We maintain a list of organic consultants and organic agricultural advisors who are available to assist with certification and regulatory compliance issues. We understand that choosing materials appropriate for your specific situation can be challenging. Our staff is available to verify if a specific material is compliant; however,...
U.S. farmers and ranchers, agricultural educators, and farmer-assistance organizations can get answers about specific farming practices from ATTRA. Ask an expert. Need outside help? CCOF cannot actively consult with our clients regarding organic certification compliance. We do offer a list of organic...
Recordkeeping and organization are important aspects of certification, so we've created helpful documents and sample forms to assist our clients with these challenges. Our Organic Farm Certification Support Package and...