USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is now managing the Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP). Minnesota FSA will continue to work in partnership with Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) for administration of this program. Therefore, as of March 20, customers will have the option to continue service through MDA or go through their local USDA Service Center.
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Over the fall of 2014 and earlier this winter, FSA and Extension held a number of MPP-Dairy and ARC/PLC training sessions around the state. If you were unable to make it to a local meeting, or if you would like to revisit the training information provided by FSA and University of Minnesota Extension, an online version of this training is now available.
This training, developed and delivered by Minnesota FSA and University of Minnesota Extension, provides helpful information regarding the program policy behind these programs and the strategies for making decisions that work best for your operation. To view this online training, visit http://farmbill.umn.edu.
The State Committee reviews state office operations and makes decisions on how programs are applied statewide. Appeals of County Committee decisions are heard at the State Committee level. The members of the Minnesota State Committee are:
375 Jackson Street, Suite 400
St. Paul, MN 55101