APPLE Pest Management - Organic orchard resources
Resources for Organic Growers
- OrganicA Project: A research and demonstration project housed at University of Vermont to provide information for New England apple growers interested in organic apple production.
- Applenet is an online discussion group for alternative methods of commercial apple production.
Organic Apple certification
For growers with over $5000 annual sales, products can only be called “organic” if they have been USDA organically certified. Essentially (with only rare exceptions) only products that either
The registered certifying agency in Maine is MOFGA Certification Services. Certifying agents from other states can also be used in Maine.