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When is an Organic Farm Exempt from USDA Organic Certification?

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Question: When is an Organic Farm Exempt from USDA Organic Certification?

When are organic farms exempt from official organic certification?

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An organic farm that brings in $5,000 a year or less from sales of organic agricultural products is exempt from organic certification.

Note that while your farm may be exempt, you'll still need to follow the same National Organic Program (NOP) policies and procedures as other organic producers.

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