Completing all the necessary paperwork for organic certification can be taxing. This overview will take you through the process and provide you with resources in the hopes that you will be able to complete the application packet as accurately and timely as possible. Due dates for producers are March 15 (early deadline with reduced fee) and April 15. Review the instruction sheet before beginning. Familiarize yourself with the NOP’s Organic regulations found on-line by clicking here Electronic Code of Federal Regulations. Now you are ready to begin completing your Organic System Plan (OSP).