Now Accepting Organic Cost-Share Reimbursement Applications

August 10, 2018

Louisiana agricultural producers and handlers who obtained USDA Organic certification or recertification may qualify for reimbursement of their costs through a cost-share rebate program.

The rebates are available for USDA Organic certification and re-certification expenses incurred between Oct. 1, 2017 and Sept. 30, 2018. Reimbursements of up to 75 percent of certification and recertification costs, or up to $750 per year per certification category.

Please submit both federal and state applications along with invoices and current Organic Certification Certificate by the close of business (4:30 p.m.Monday, October 1.  Applications and supporting documentation may be emailed, faxed or mailed.  If you plan to mail the documentation, please make a copy for your records and email to Jeremy Hendrix prior to placing in the mail.

For more information, contact Jeremy Hendrix at 225-952-8155 or Email.

Federal Organic Certification Cost-Share Application

State Organic Certification Application