At Oregon Tilth, we try to keep the application process as straight forward as possible. If you’ve already taken the initiative to make your farming practice organic and are ready to apply, check out the application below to start the certification process.
Please include the following information:
Basic forms to provide contact information to Oregon Tilth for your operation. Make sure to also complete the Certification and Trademark Use Agreement that summarizes the terms and conditions of organic certification with OTCO.
- C1 Activities Checklist for Growers
Based on the checklist, identify the sections of the Organic Systems Plan (OSP) that apply to your operation. For each activity that matches your plans or current organic activities, please complete the OSP section(s) indicated.
Remember: You do not need to complete OSP sections that do not apply to you.
- A1 Hydro, Aero, Aquaponics, and Greenhouse
- C2 Crops and Acreage Land History
- C3 Seeds, Planting Stock and Transplants
- C4 Soil and Crop Fertility Management
- C5 Pest and Disease Management
- C6 Natural Resources
- C7 Harvest Storage Transport
- C8 Labeling and Sales
- C9 Contamination & Prevention
- C11 Materials
- C12 Record Keeping
- C13 Multisite Operation
- C14 Incubator Operation
- W1 Wild Crop Production
Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail the hard copy with correct certification fees to 2525 SE 3rd Street, Corvallis, OR 97333. One of our staff members will be in contact with you once we receive and process your application. Our accounting department will also work with you to set up a payment plan if you are unable to pay the entire amount at the time of renewal.
- OSP Crop/Livestock EU Supplement
European Union supplement information. Required if you will be additionally requesting certification under EU regulations for your crops.
- Farm Affirmation for Export to Japan
Used to verify farm operation compliance for exporting products to Japan.
- Farm Affirmation for Trade with Canada
Used to verify farm operation compliance for trading products with Canada.
- Farm Affirmation for Trade with EU
Used to verify farm operation compliance for trading products with the EU.
Have questions about Crop Certification for Farms? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.View Farm FAQs