The United States Deparment of Agriculture (USDA) offers a variety of information and resources for organic farmers, both new and transitioning.




National Organic Farming Handbook

USDA Assistance for New Farmers

USDA Risk Management Agency

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

USDA– NASS, Census of Agriculture – 2016 Organic Survey

Organic Sound and Sensible Resources: Why Go Organic and Where to Start  Summary

National Organic Program 2015-2018 Strategic Plan

Top Ten States in Organic Sales

The Profit Potential of Certified Organic Field Crop Production

USDA Organic Working Group Update (Expo East 2015)

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)