Welcome to NICS!

Organic Certification

Nature’s International Certification Services (NICS) is an organic certification agency founded to serve organic and transitioning producers nationwide with their organic certification and transitional verification needs. We will help you step through the process of organic certification.


NICS is accredited by the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) to assess the ability of organic operations (including crops, wild crops, livestock, and processing/handling operations) to implement, comply with and carry out the terms and conditions determined for organic management and products.


In addition to providing organic certification, NICS is also able to provide transitional land verification, perform inspections for the American Grassfed Association (AGA), perform inspections and reviews for EarthClaims’s Organic Plus Trust program, and provide services for organic producers who wish to export their products to Canada, the European Union, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Switzerland and Taiwan.

NICS makes its services accessible to all applicants whose activities fall within their declared field of operation, and confines its certification requirements, inspection, and certification decisions to those matters specifically related to the scope of certification.

We serve clients in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin, but we may be able to assist clients in other states. Call our office for more information.

Nature’s International Certification Services (NICS) is located in Viroqua, Wisconsin. Get directions.

Mailing Address:

PO Box 312
Viroqua, WI 54665

Office Location:

210 Airport Road
Unit 104
Viroqua, WI 54665

Please contact the office to schedule an appointment with one of our Client Relationship Officers for Certification related questions

Phone: 608-637-7080
Fax:  608-637-7460
Email: nics.inbox@ecocert.com