Approximately 90 – 120 days. Timing will depend on the commodity/product, inspector availability, and geography.
Yes, every section of the Organic System Plan must be completed for organic certification.
Inspection costs include mileage, inspection time, and reporting. The range is estimated at $250 - $1,000 (+/-) per inspection.
1. Read the most recent version of the NOP standards.
2. Submit completed application forms and applicable fees to MTDA (March 15th for producers or September 15th for handlers).
Organic certification fees are based on gross organic sales and are as follows:
Please see the Organic Program Fees page for more information.