NCDA Organic Cost-Share Deadline
Any growers that are currently certified organic, please be aware that the deadline for submitting your Organic Certification Cost Share Program application is September 30th and includes all costs incurred between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012.
This federal program is administered in this state by the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, is non-competitive and offered on a first-come, first-served basis until all money is awarded. Funds are awarded to cover 75% of organic certification costs up to $750. Fill out the paperwork and get reimbursed!
The cost share application and the necessary W9 form can be obtained from the Heather Barnes at NCDA&CS (contact information below). In order to get a reimbursement, you must send in these two forms, along with proof of certification and receipt of your various certification fees for the year to: Heather Barnes, Marketing Specialist, NCDA&CS
1020 Mail Service Center Raleigh NC 27699-1020 919-707-3127