Policies and Government Support for Alternative Systems
2013 EQIP Organic Initiative
NRCS, USDA - This financial assistance helps producers plan and implement conservation practices that enable their organic operations to be environmentally sustainable. Assistance is limited to $20,000 per year.
2. Iowa not included---->Organic Cost Share Program
National Organic Program, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA - Organic farmers in 16 states are eligible to receive a 2013 organic certification rebate to cover up to $750 of producers’ and handlers’ organic certification costs.
On-farm Food Safety: Cleaning and Sanitizing Guide
Authors: Catherine Strohbehn , Paul A. Domoto
On-farm Food Safety: Food Handling Guide
Authors: Catherine Strohbehn , Margaret Smith , Paul A. Domoto , Lester Wilson
The Legal Guide for Direct Farm Marketing
Neil Hamilton , Roger A. McEowen
Available for $17.00
On-farm Food Safety: Guide to Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
Authors: Catherine Strohbehn , Dan Henroid , Jason Ellis , Lester Wilson