USDA Organic Certification Of Aquaponics SystemsNovember 30th, 2012 by Craig Mullins
Can you get USDA Organic Certification Of Aquaponics Systems? Apparently you can. Susanne Friend and Tim Mann of Friendly Aquaponics claim to have the worlds first USDA Organic Certification Of an Aquaponics System in August 2008. That’s great news as prices for USDA Organic Certification can be much higher then conventional crops.
The best two companies to use are (Oregon Tilth (http://tilth.org/ on the web) and Organic Certifiers (http://www.organiccertifiers.com/ on the web) as they have alrady been thru the process and are familiar with the process of certifying an aquaponic farm.
Make sure you only use NOP-approved materials and devices according to the OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) guidelines are you will not be approved.
They were also Food Safety Certified in 2009. Lot’s of good info in their newsletter about the process.
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