Organic Standards for All Organic Operations: Highlights of the USDA's National Organic Program Regulations

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By Ann H. Baier ~ NCAT Agriculture Specialist

Published: July 2008

Updated: n/a



8 pages


This collection of excerpts from the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) Final Rule provides the reader with key standards relevant to all certified organic operations. This publication should be used, as needed, with standards specific to crop production, livestock production, or handling.

Table of Contents

Recordkeeping and Organizing Systems
The National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances
Labels, Labeling and Market Information
Selected Defined Terms

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