Federal Government

USDA Organic Agriculture Web Resource Center

USDA Guidelines for Organic Crop Production.

National Organic Program (USDA). An overview of the NOP including organic standards, certification, and compliance information. The NOP Program Handbook offers up-to-date guidance and instructions.

Pesticides Permitted in Organic crop production.

Agriculture Research and Education (SARE). Visit the SARE Learning Center for publications on a variety of topics applicable to organic and sustainable agriculture nationwide.

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Learn about federal pesticide laws, safety, recordkeeping, and other topics. Minimum Risk Pesticides. Criteria for FIFRA 25(b) Exemption. Labeling of Pesticide Products under the National Organic Program (NOP).

Non-Governmental Organizations

Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI). View, search, download or order copies of OMRI-listed materials: OMRI Products List. Updated every two weeks.

University/Extension/State Depts. of Ag.

Pesticide Stewardship for Organic Production. PowerPoint Presentation created by the Washington State University Urban IPM Program.

Organic Agriculture. Articles, webinars, and resources on many aspects of organic certification, production, and pest management.

Can I Use this Product for Disease Management on my Organic Farm? eOrganic authors Nick Andrews, Oregon State Univ. and Brian Baker, Organic Materials Research Institute.

Organic Certification Guide. Growing Small Farms Website resource from the Chatham County Center, NC Cooperative Extension Service.

Washington State Department of Agriculture Organic Program.

Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health (University of Georgia).

Pacific Northwest Pest Management Handbooks (Oregon State University). These are reference guides for management of economically important diseases, insects, and weeds of crops and gardens in the Pacific Northwest. These handbooks include both conventional and organic pesticide options.

Resource Guide for Organic Insect and Disease Management (Cornell University). This publication discusses the uses and efficacy of many organic pesticides for disease and insect management, along with management practices for selected crops.


Initial compilation courtesy of Lenora Jones

Washington State University Extension