While organic producers are eligible for all USDA programs, this resource page is designed to highlight a select few programs that may be beneficial for organic operations. Call your local service center for more information on any of our programs or visit www.farmers.gov .
Support for Organic Farmers and Ranchers
Are you an organic—or transitioning to organic—farmer or rancher? The USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), and Risk Management Agency (RMA) offer programs that can help you, with some especially targeted for organic operations.
The USDA can share the costs of your organic certification, provide support for conservation practices, provide financial assistance for producers experiencing crop losses from weather related events/natural disasters, as well as provide low interest loans for storage and handling equipment.