Organic Production Resources

UNH Extension Publications

Fertilizing the Organic Garden 

List of Organic & Natural Fertilizers

Organic Certification

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture's Division of Regulatory Services - The NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets and Food offers organic certification services.

USDA National Organic Program - Organic certification throughout the U.S. is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Organic standards are described and many frequently asked questions are answered on the National Organic Program's website.

Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) - OMRI is a third-party reviewer that evaluates whether materials are allowed, regulated, or prohibited for certified organic producers. 

Ecological, Organic and Sustainable Research

University of New Hampshire Organic Dairy UNH is the first land grant university to have an organic dairy farm. The Burley-Demerrit Farm is a research and education center for organic dairy farmers, farmers considering the transition to organic, and students.
 
Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) California-based OFRF sponsors research on organic farming systems, disseminates research results, and seeks to educate the public and policymakers about organic farming issues. Find research funding opportunities and research reports here.
 
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NESARE) NESARE is a USDA-funded competitive grants program for farmers, researchers, and educators for sustainable agriculture projects. You can search a database of previously funded projects and can learn more about funding opportunities here.

Additional Resources

New England Vegetable Management Guide Cultural and pest management information for major vegetable crops in New England. Available as text or online.

Resource Guide for Organic Insect and Disease Management - Excellent guide that discusses organic control of common vegetable pests in the Northeast.

Cornell Vegetable MD Excellent resource with photos of common vegetable diseases and insects.

Northeast Organic Farming Association - NOFA NH

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

MOFGA Pest Reports

UMass Vegetable Notes Newsletter

UMass Berry Notes

VT Vegetable & Berry News

Organic Seed Finder

Greenhorns

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service - ATTRA 

Organic Seed Alliance

Seed Matters

Rodale Institute 

New England Small Farm Institute

Small and Beginner Farmers of NH A farmer to farmer network with the goals of connecting farmers and the community, sharing ideas and information, and accessing technical assistance and agricultural education.

NH Farmer's Market Association 

WWOOF World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms