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Bemidji Pioneer
Deadline approaching for organic farmers, processors
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

ST. PAUL – Minnesota organic farmers and processors have until Oct. 31 to apply for this year’s Organic Certification Cost Share Program. The program reimburses up to 75 percept of costs associated with organic certification.

Organic certification is a third-party audit system providing consumer assurance that organic foods were grown and handled according to uniform USDA organic standards. A copy of the certification application packet can be found at www.mda.state.mn.us/organic.

For further information, call 651-201-6012.

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