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MCS Staff Announcement

Katy Green has joined MCS as a full time staff inspector and materials reviewer, and is replacing our outgoing staff inspector, Jake Galle. Katy has worked for MOFGA since 2008, primarily helping farmers and processors transition to organic production.  This work has allowed Katy to  Read More »

2017 Application Forms Are Ready!

2017  application forms for organic certification for all scopes are live and available for download under the Certification Application Forms drop-down menu above. Please make note of the deadlines for each scope; you can find them here. Producers renewing their certification can also find forms they  Read More »

The Organic Sprout – Fall Edition

The Sprout is out and full of noteworthy content and relevant issues including MCS reaching its milestone of certifying over 500 producers in 2016. Certified producers will receive a copy in the mail, but you can read it online here right now.  Read More »

MOFGA Certifies More than 500 Organic Producers

The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) is excited to announce that as of August 2016, Maine has more than 500 certified organic farms and processors, according to MOFGA Certification Services LLC (MCS). About 464 farms (some of which are involved in processing as  Read More »

Good information available from MOFGA’s Ag Services

Pest reports….If you grow crops, you’ll want to check out Eric Sideman’s pest reports.  Tomato & potato growers, we hope you are dodging late blight this season. Price reports…Heather Omand’s summer price report can be found here.  If you value this information, consider contributing to  Read More »

Pesticide Licensing Reminder

BPC Website Link: http://www.maine.gov/dacf/php/pesticides/applicators/ApplicatorTraining.html In the spring of 2011, the Maine Legislature passed a law mandating that any grower who annually sells more than $1,000 worth of plants or plant products intended for human consumption and who uses any general use pesticides, including those approved  Read More »