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Price premiums. The good will of customers. The health of your environment. Less dependence on costly inputs, and more dependence on your own knowledge and wits and skill. A rapidly growing marketplace. More fun in farming ....
There are plenty of reasons to consider going organic , and not all of them have to do with dollars. The really good news is that there are plenty of resources out there to help you transition to organic. This Pathway takes you on a guided tour of the best information, events, people, and resources available to help you with certification, record keeping, sourcing organic products, weed management, new approaches to marketing ... and much, much more.
You can jump around in the Pathway by selecting a topic below or at left, or you can go straight through, starting with "Why Go Organic?" What is the greatest benefit of browsing the Pathway? Through stories, quotes and farmer-vetted resources you'll discover why other farmers have benefited from going organic--and the specifics of how they manage their farms and ranches organically.
Why Go Organic? | Is Organic for You? | Starting the Transition | Getting Certified
Regulatory Issues | Managing Crops | Managing Livestock | Supplies and Services
Marketing | Finding Funding