Reminder! Organic Certification Cost Share Applications Due October 31

FOG, in cooperation with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), is pleased to once again administer the 2017-2018 National Organic Certification Cost Share Program in Florida. The organic Certification Cost Share Program provides cost share assistance to producers and handlers of agricultural products who are obtaining or renewing their certification under the National Organic Program (NOP). To be eligible for reimbursement the operation must have received or renewed organic certification on or between October 1, 2017 and September 30th, 2018. The amount of reimbursement is 75% of certification costs (Maximum $750) per scope of activity. Instructions can be found on the Application and all questions can be directed to our Cost Share Coordinator at or by calling 352-231-7116. Please note: this application must be signed and be postmarked no later than October 31st, 2018.