Certification News by grower

July 14, 2014
Deciding what materials are allowed and not allowed, and what restrictions might apply can be a difficult and daunting task. CCOF understands this,...
June 26, 2014
CCOF Certification Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Amy Lamendella to the position of Director of Farm Programs Certification. In...
June 2, 2014
On April 25, 2014 the National Organic Program released a proposed guidance document regarding Substances Used in Postharvest Handling of Organic...
January 15, 2014
As concerns about Asian citrus psyllid have increased, we are making an effort to update our process for addressing mandated applications of...
July 10, 2013
On February 28, 2013, the National Organic Program (NOP) issued Guidance Document NOP 5029, "Seeds, Annual Seedlings, and Planting Stock in Organic...
March 14, 2013
Update: This is an update to the version published in our E-Newsletter on 3/11/13
January 23, 2013
Have a question about certification? Want to know who to call? Want a dedicated contact at CCOF? We have good news for you.
October 22, 2012
Sodium (Chilean) nitrate is currently allowed for use only so long as it is not more than 20% of the crops total nitrogen needs. This material is...
May 1, 2012
Improvements for Materials Tracking and Approvals Continue: We have heard loud and clear that one of our clients’ biggest frustrations with the...
July 25, 2011
The National Organic Program (NOP) recently announced an important clarification to the use of chlorine in organic production systems. This may...