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2023 Application Deadlines

The 2023 Application Season will open mid-January

The 2023 certification application deadlines for specific scopes are listed below. Most applications are available online; please contact us to create an account for you. Required OSP forms can also be found and downloaded from the appropriate pages on the Certification menu. If you would like a paper application packet mailed, please contact our office.

Deadlines for applicants are listed below.  (For currently certified producers, your deadline can be found on the update letter which you will receive by mid-February.)

Please email (certification@mofga.org) or call our office at 207-568-6030 if you have questions in the meantime.

Crop Farms – June 1, 2023 (Please contact us directly if you are interested in applying past the June 1st deadline.)
Dairy Farms – Contact MCS Staff, special planning is required.
Livestock Only Farms – Contact MCS, the June 1st deadline may apply
Maple Syrup Operations – February 15, 2023
Processors/Handlers – Applications accepted year-round
Sea Vegetables – February 15, 2023 for cultivated sea vegetable operations. Wild harvested sea vegetable productions accepted year-round. All production area(s) must be inspected prior to harvest
Winter Greenhouse Producers – November 14, 2023