Organic Certification Cost-Share Program

About the Cost-Share Program

Organic farms and companies that sell, process, or package certified organic agricultural products are eligible to receive 75% of certification-related costs incurred, with a maximum of $750 per operation or category if they meet the following criteria:

  • They received initial or continuation/renewal of certification or are in the process of becoming certified organic to USDA National Organic Program (NOP) standards between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018, and
  • The certified operation is located in Wisconsin.

Funding for this program is provided by and contingent upon funds provided by cooperative agreement between the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service and the WI Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. (DATCP).

2018 Organic Cost Share Application

W9 Form

Cost-Share Program FAQs and Tips for Completing W9 Forms

Questions related to the Organic Cost-Share program can be directed to:

Angie Sullivan
Agriculture Program Supervisor
(608) 224-5095
Angie.Sullivan@wisconsin.gov