5. Recordkeeping for Organic Systems

Areas of Recordkeeping Required

The NOP standards for crop and livestock production require that recordkeeping systems (§ 205.103) be adapted to the particular business that the certified operation is conducting and fully disclose all activities and transactions of the certified operation in sufficient detail as to be readily understood and audited. Th is may include a description of production
activities and practices and their frequency; input substances or material applications—composition, source, and location(s) used; documentation of commercial availability, as applicable; transactions (harvest and sales records); monitoring practices and procedures and their frequency; and management practices and physical barriers to prevent commingling and contamination.

Organic System Plan Application Fillable Form