Organic Farming Research and Information

The market for organic products is expanding rapidly. This section provides links to key resources for organic farmers and ranchers and for other agricultural professionals working in this area.


USDA National Organic Program

California Organic Program

Organic Farming Compliance Handbook

  • This manual includes materials for use by agricultural professionals interested in what methods, materials, and practices are compatible and consistent with organic standards. Materials were assembled from the most current national, regional, and local sources.

Organic Farming Publications:

County-Based Organic Research and Extension

  • As part of SAREP's organic initiative, we are working with the following county UC Cooperative Extension programs to bring organic farming research and information resources to the local level.

Online Resources

  • Links to websites related to Organic Farming.