CCOF Certification Program Manuals
CCOF manuals describe our certification programs and NOP organic standards. We strongly recommend that all new applicants review them closely.
Organic Certification Fees
CCOF supports the growth of organic by providing service-oriented organic certification with highly trained staff who can answer your questions, online tools to manage your certification, and resources to grow your business. Review CCOF’s certification fees here.
Pasture Rule Compliance Resources
There are specific rules for livestock operations concerning pasture access and grazing for ruminant animals. Our Pasture Rule tools and resources will help you determine how to stay compliant.
National Organic Program (NOP) Pasture Rule Website
- The National Organic Program (NOP) Pasture Rule website includes a PowerPoint training document, the full text of the new regulations, a Q&A, and supporting documentation, including DMD and DMI worksheets.
NODPA Pasture Rule Resources Page
- The NODPA Pasture Rule Resources page includes reference and background information for producers to help with understanding the rule.
ATTRA/NOP Resource Packet
- The ATTRA/NOP resource packet is a helpful guide for understanding and maintaining compliance under the Pasture Rule.
Pasture and Soil Management
Livestock operations will gain certification for both the animals they raise and the ground these animals have access to. Visit our Support Resources for Growers to learn more about seeds, planting stock, input materials, natural resources, and recordkeeping.
CCOF cannot actively consult our clients regarding organic certification compliance. We provide a list of Organic Consultants and Organic Ag Advisors as a resource to anyone seeking assistance with developing an Organic System Plan or other operational or regulatory matters.
Labeling Guides and Resources
Our labeling resources are here to help you develop compliant labels for any product. Be sure to read through our labeling guides and download logos.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) — From getting started to determining what inputs can be used, find all your answers here.