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Organic Livestock Producers
Program Manager: Brenda Book
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Organic Livestock Producer Information
The WSDA Organic Food Program, a USDA-accredited certifier, upholds the integrity of the organic label through certification and inspection of organic crop and livestock producers, processors, handlers and retailers. Through livestock producer certification services, WSDA certifies operators who raise livestock animals for meat, egg and dairy production. To start on the path to certification, download the certification guide, rules book, and a livestock producer application packet below.
List of Certified Organic Producers
Organic Certification Guide & Rules
The WSDA Organic Food Program has put together reference material to assist applicants with the organic certification process. The WSDA Rules and Regulations Book contains the USDA National Organic Standards, WSDA Organic Standards and Regulations, and WSDA Organic Certification Fee Information. The WSDA Guide to Organic Certification provides answers to frequently asked questions about certification, and provides details and references about organic production and handling requirements.
Organic Producer Fact Sheets
Organic Livestock Producer Application Information
The Organic Food Program provides certification services for organic livestock producers in accordance with National Organic Standards. An application for organic livestock certification can be accessed via the internet at the links below or by calling the office to request a hard copy.
The Organic Livestock Application is split into two groups: Ruminant Livestock production and Non-Ruminant Livestock production. You may download each packet as it applies to your operation. If you produce both ruminant and non-ruminant livestock on your operation, you must fill out the appropriate system plan for each type of production.
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Organic Livestock Producer Recordkeeping Forms
*These forms are for your use only. Recordkeeping forms must be available during inspections. DO NOT return these forms with your application.
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