Organic Production

Ridge cultivation in an organic system

New NebGuide on Planning the Transition to Organic Crop Production

March 8, 2017
Nebraska farmers considering a transition to organic production will gain a broad overview of the planning needed to be successful in this new NebGuide, Planning the Transition to Organic Crop Production (G2282). It provides Nebraska-specific guidance and links to on-line resources to help farmers and their consultants start the transition to organic certification.

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Randy Anderson

Speaker to Explore Using No-till in Organic Farming

February 22, 2017
Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 2 at 1 p.m. when Randy Anderson of the USDA Agricultural Research Service will present on “No-till Organic Farming May Be Possible with a Systems Approach."

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New Financial Assistance for Organic Producers

January 6, 2017
Beginning on March 20, certified organic producers may apply through the Farm Service Agency (FSA) for federal assistance for certification cost share reimbursement.

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Cost-Share Funds Available to Aid Organic Certification

October 14, 2016
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is accepting applications until Nov. 1, 2016, from eligible producers and handlers wanting to participate in USDA’s National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program.

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