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Cost Share

Organic Certification Cost Share

FOG, in cooperation with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), is pleased to administer the 2016-2017 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, 2016 and September 30, 2017. The amount of reimbursement is 75% of certification costs (maximum of $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 352-377-6345 ext. 116.

Please note:  this application must be signed and be postmarked no later than October 31, 2017.