FSA extends deadline for certified organic ag operations to apply for pandemic support
Last updated 12/23/2021 at 9:24am
from U.S. Department of Agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline for agricultural producers who are certified organic, or transitioning to organic, to apply for the Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program.
The program provides pandemic assistance to cover certification and education expenses. The deadline to apply for 2020 and 2021 eligible expenses is now Feb. 4, 2022, rather than the original deadline of Jan. 7, 2022.
“We listened to feedback from our stakeholders and are happy to provide organic producers, and those transitioning...