Organic Certification Reimbursement

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets administers a certification fee reimbursement program that is funded with federal dollars. Farmers and processors may apply for reimbursement of organic certification fees and receive 75% of the total fee up to a maximum of $750.

Eligible Recipients:
Producers who renew or newly establish their organic certification.

Separate application forms are available on the Department of Agriculture and Market’s website for farmers/producers or processors/handlers.

In the event that demand for reimbursement exceeds the funds allocated to New York State, applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Eligible Projects:
A USDA accredited certifying agency must do the certification.

Funding Source:
NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

Funding Amount:
Up to $750


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