Deadline: Next anticipated opportunity will be Spring 2015
The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide cost share assistance to producers, processors, distributors or other handlers of organic agricultural products.
Eligibility. Texas-based organic producers (crops, wild crops, and/or livestock) and/or handlers are eligible to participate in the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP). Operations must possess current USDA organic certification to be eligible to receive reimbursements. The applicable NOP regulations and resources for certification are available on the NOP website at www.ams.usda.gov/nop.
The cost share program will be conducted on a first come, first served basis.