USDA Announces Deadline Extension for OTECP
The USDA has announced and extension of the application deadline for the Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program (OTECP). The USDA will not be accepting applications until February 4, 2022.
The OTECP is providing pandemic assistance for certification and education expenses incurred for 2020 and 2021, and is available for producers that are certified organic or are transitioning to organic. OTECP builds on the USDA’s Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP).
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