Get the tools and information you need to be successful in organic.

Our free Transition to Organic PDF outlines the theory and practice of organic agriculture. It includes lessons on soil health and management, compost, plant health, best practices for fighting weeds, pests, and disease organically, livestock management, business plans and marketing, certification, and more.

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“Transition to Organic” is a virtual course that will guide you through the basics of becoming certified organic. Featuring over 40 organic experts, this on-demand course was designed to help farmers understand the USDA National Organic Standards and use them as a framework for a successful transition to certified organic production of vegetables, grains, livestock, and more.

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Financial assistance is available through national, state, and private programs to help you transition your farm to organic, or enhance current organic practices.

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