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Client Resources

Certification Services

Standards

Noxious Weed Seed-Free Forage and Mulch Certification Standards

Field Inspection

Field & Storage Site Inspection    Application     Instructions
Directory Confirmation/Request Additional Applications
Listing your production in our Directory is optional. This form must be filled out annually. 

Miscellaneous

Certification Tag Use Guidelines

Availability Survey

Forage & Mulch Availability Survey
Forage and mulch producers are surveyed each spring and fall. Survey results are sent to MnDOT and are posted here, on the main Forage & Mulch page. If you have Certified Weed Seed-Free Forage & Mulch available, fill out the Availability Survey form and send it to MCIA via mail, fax (612-625-3748), or e-mail (janet.daninger@mncia.org).

Fee Schedules

Forage & Mulch Fee Schedule 2019

Additional Resources

North American Weed Management Association
Minnesota Noxious Weeds
MnDOT Requirements
Minnesota Seeding Contractors

Field Services

Foundation Seed Services

Organic Services

Standards & Procedures

Flow Chart Organic Certification
NOP Organic Standards
Organic Certification Handbook

Organic Certification Annual Application

*Annual Agreement—Organic Crops and/or Livestock Producer
*Organic System Plan—Crops
*Organic System Plan Supplemental Pages—New Producer
*Organic System Plan—Cultivated Mushroom
*Field History Sheet
*Materials List and Review Request—Crops
Field History Sheet for New Producers or Fields
Adjoining Land Use Statement
Bill of Lading and Clean Truck Statement
Flower, Fruit, Herb, and Vegetable Crop List
Greenhouse Production Record
Map—Storage Site
Non-GMO Verification Letter for Seed/Planting Stock
Off-Farm Manure/Bedding Statement
Organic Complaint Log
Organic Seed and Planting Stock Search Record
Organic System Plan Supplement—Greenhouse & Seedlings
Prior Land Use Statement
Production Record—Harvesting
Production Record—Planting
Production Record—Planting and Harvesting
Storage History Record
Weekly Market Load List and Sales Record

Labeling

Organic Tag Request

Fee Schedules

Producer/Livestock/Wild Crop Final Fee Submission   *Form   Instructions
Fee Schedule and Scale of Sanctions (all scopes)

*These forms are required for annual certification or re-certification. Send in these forms along with annual payment and applicable fees (see Fee Schedule and Scale of Sanctions).

Additional Resources

Cover crop decision maker tool
Drift Watch
eXtension
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)
National Organic Program (NOP)
Organic Certification of Vegetable Operations
Organic Food Production Act of 1990
Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)
University of Minnesota’s Risk Management Guide for Organic Producers

Standards & Procedures

Organic Certification Annual Application

Fee Schedules

Fee Schedule and Scale of Sanctions (all scopes)
Handler Organic Final Fee Submission   *Form   Instructions

*These forms are required for annual certification or re-certification. Send in these forms along with annual payment and applicable fees (see Fee Schedule and Scale of Sanctions).

Additional Resources

National Organic Program (NOP)
Organic Food Production Act of 1990
Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)

Standards & Procedures

Organic Certification Annual Application

Annual Agreement—Organic Crops and/or Livestock Producer
Organic System Plan—Dairy
Organic System Plan—Non-Dairy Ruminant Livestock
Organic System Plan—Non-Ruminant Livestock
Organic System Plan—Poultry
Bill of Lading and Clean Truck Statement
Livestock/Poultry Feed Additive and Supplement Use Record
Livestock Feed Product Profile   Form   Instructions
Livestock Grazing Days/Grazing Season Record
Livestock Health Record—Individual Animal
Livestock/Poultry List
Livestock Pasture Rotation/Grazing Schedule/Animal Movement Record
Livestock/Poultry Purchased Feed Record
Livestock/Poultry Slaughter/Sales Summary
Materials List and Review Request—Livestock
Off-Farm Manure/Bedding Statement
Ruminant Livestock—Temporary Confinement/Outdoor Access and/or Pasture Grazing Restriction Record
Poultry—Egg Layers Monthly Flock Record
Poultry—Egg Packing Record and Egg Sales Summary
Poultry Flock Health Record
Poultry—Meat Flock Record
Poultry Temporary Confinement/Outdoor Access Restriction
Organic Complaint Log

Fee Schedules

Producer/Livestock/Wild Crop Final Fee Submission   *Form   Instructions
Fee Schedule and Scale of Sanctions (all scopes)

*These forms are required for annual certification or re-certification. Send in these forms along with annual payment and applicable fees (see Fee Schedule and Scale of Sanctions).

Additional Resources

Drift Watch
eXtension
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)
National Organic Program (NOP)
Organic Food Production Act of 1990
Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)
USDA NOP Pasture Rule 

Seed Laboratory