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Sound and Sensible Organic Tipsheets

Sound and Sensible Organic TipsheetsThe Sound and Sensible Initiative of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service’s National Organic Program is making organic certification more accessible, affordable, and attainable. As part of this effort, NOP's partners in the organic community have produced resources that help farms and businesses understand the USDA organic standards, certification process, and inspections in more depth. The National Center for Appropriate Technology has produced a set of Tipsheets on Organic Standards, available in both English and Spanish. These resources summarize the rules and regulations, basic steps, key processes, and additional resources for newly certified operations.

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Tipsheet: Spider Mites - Botanical Control Formulations - IP522

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Tipsheet: Aphids - Botanical Control Formulations - IP520

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Tipsheet: Crop Rotation in Organic Farming Systems - IP407

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Tipsheet: Treatment of Sick or Injured Organic Livestock - IP406

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Tipsheet: Organic Pest Management - IP404

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Tipsheet: Leaf Miners - Botanical Control Formulations - IP521

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Tipsheet: Compost - IP448

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Tipsheet: Organic Poultry Production for Meat and Eggs - IP405

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Tipsheet: Transitioning to Organic Management of Orchards - IP508

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Tipsheet: Manure in Organic Production Systems - IP502

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Tipsheet: Organic Management of Internal and External Livestock Parasites - IP503

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Tipsheet: Organic Cattle, Sheep, and Goats for Meat Production - IP504

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Tipsheet: Living Conditions, Facilities, and Handling for Organic Livestock - IP506

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Tipsheet: Organic Cattle, Sheep, and Goats for Dairy - IP505

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Tipsheet: Organic Approach to Animal Health - IP507

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Tipsheet: Assessing the Soil Resource for Beginning Organic Farmers - IP509

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Tipsheet: Organic Pig Production - IP510

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