Organic System Plans: Field and Row Crops and Pasture and Range Systems

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By George Kuepper

Published: 2006

Updated: 2006



64 pages


If you want to certify your farm as organic, you will need to complete an application form. This guide was developed to assist you in completing that application by explaining just what information certifiers want and why it is required.

Table of Contents

Map notes
Field history notes
Section 1: General information
Section 2: Farm plan information
Section 3: Seeds and seed treatments
Section 4: Source of seedlings and perennial stock
Section 5: Soil and crop fertility management
Section 6: Crop management
Section 7: Maintenance of organic integrity
Section 8: Recordkeeping system
Section 9: Affirmation
Final note
Supplementary documents
Notification letter to county
Adjoining land-use letter
Land use history verification
Soil test audits (2)
Manure audit
Biodiversity conservation plan

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