The state Agriculture Department will help cover the certification costs for organic producers and processors in South Dakota.
The department offers a 75 percent cost-share reimbursement program, with a cap of $750 per producer per year.
Reimbursement applications and supporting documents must be sent to the SDDA for eligible certification or re-certification expenses incurred after 10.1.2007, and before 9.30.09.
Small Business Administration
South Dakota Beef Industry Council
South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association
South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development
South Dakota Pulse Growers
South Dakota Rural Enterprise
South Dakota Small Business Development Centers
South Dakota Soybean Processors
South Dakota Wheat Inc
United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development
WEB Water Development