The USDA has published a helpful article regarding Organic Certification here.
You can learn more about the certification process here.
New applicants can apply at anytime and renewal applications are due on the following dates:
Montana ranks 1st and 2nd among states in production of certified organic wheat, dry peas, lentils and flax. The department is a USDA certifier of organic producers and handlers under the USDA National Organic Program. The department also offers International Organic Certification for Canada, European Union, Japan, and Taiwan.
Organic Certification Program
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-7804
Fax: (406) 444-7336
Published: Mon Apr 04 11:28:00 MDT 2011.
Last Modified: Fri Aug 08 14:31:00 MDT 2014