USDA. Agricultural Law Information Partnership.
Information about organic food regulations, including the definition of "organic", and answers to questions about purchasing organic food.
Organic Farming Research Foundation.
The Organic Farming Research Foundation measured the level of organic activity at Land Grant institutions based on research, education and outreach. Factors included degrees or certificates offered, certified organic land acreage, organic Extension resources, and organic/sustainable college farm operations
USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
"The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides assistance to organic producers to assess resource concerns, plan and install conservation practices, and meet natural resources conservation requirements for organic certification." Read the Organic Farming Handbook, find funding and technical assistance, and view webinars on conservation topics.
USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.
The Organic Literacy Initiative connects current and prospective organic farmers, ranchers, and processors with USDA resources. Available resources include Organic 101 training for the public and for USDA staff; "Is Organic An Option For Me?" brochure for farmers, ranchers and businesses; a USDA Organic Resource Guide 2015" [PDF] to USDA programs; and the USDA Blog that highlights organic topics.
USDA. AMS. National Organic Program.
Search the Agricultural Marketing Service database for USDA-certified organic production and handling operations based on specific criteria.
Symposium Proceedings of a workshop held October 6-7, 2005 at ERS's Waugh Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Focused on producer options and obstacles, market growth, developing the organic sector, educational resources, assessing benefits of organic production, and exploring research opportunities.
USDA. Economic Research Service.
Data, presented in 13 tables, show the change in U.S. organic acreage and livestock numbers from 1992 to 2008.
United States Department of Agriculture.
Learn about the progress of USDA programs in organic agriculture.
National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.
Access ATTRA's full-text publications on organic farming topics. They cover organic regulation, certification, transition and history, production of specific crops and livestock, pest control, soils and fertilizer issues and marketing. Lists organic agriculture experts, organizations and other information sources.