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16 states eligible for the 2013 organic certification cost share program

By February 14, 2013

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If you're an organic producer in one of the 16 following states, you are eligible to receive a 2013 organic certification cost share reimbursement...

  1. Connecticut
  2. Delaware
  3. Hawaii
  4. Maine
  5. Maryland
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Nevada
  8. New Hampshire
  9. New Jersey
  10. New York
  11. Pennsylvania
  12. Rhode Island
  13. Utah
  14. Vermont
  15. West Virginia
  16. Wyoming

Organic crop and livestock producers in the states listed above can be reimbursed as much as 75% of their certification costs from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013, up to a maximum of $750. This is not a competitive program either, it's a first-come-first-serve deal and $1.425 million in total is available for farmers and ranchers in the States listed above.

In order to get reimbursed, you'll need to contact your State's department of agriculture (or its equivalent) for an application. View State Contact Information.

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