Certifications, Food Safety, & Risk Management


American Grassfed Association (read more)

Certified Naturally Grown (read more)

Certified Organic (read more)

Demeter (read more)

Food Alliance (read more)

Salmon-Safe (read more)

Insurance / Risk Management

New Enterprise Planning from the USDA’s Risk Management Agency includes enterprise calculators, evaluations and planning guides. (link)

Crop Insurance Options for Specialty, Diversified, and Organic farmers (read more)

AGR-Lite (Adjusted Gross Revenue-Lite) — A federally subsidized insurance plan that offers whole-farm revenue protection. The plan protects against low revenues due to losses attributable to unavoidable natural disasters such as fire, adverse weather and market fluctuations. AGR-Lite covers revenue losses from most farm-raised commodities, animal commodities, and unprocessed animal products such as milk and wool. (link)

Ag Risk Education Library — Insurance Information & Crop-Specific Enterprise Budgets. (link)

Food Safety

Oregon Department of Agriculture’s resources page (read more)

FamilyFarmed.org’s Food Safety Site (read more)

Farmers’ Guide to Reducing the Legal Risks of a Food Safety Incident from Farm Commons. (link)

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) (read more)

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