Guide to Domestic USDA Accredited Certifiers

CertifierBrandingCertifying hydroponicsFactory Dairy
or Egg Porches
Americert International (AI)YesUnconfirmed
Baystate Organic Certifiers (BOC)YesUnconfirmed
Ecocert ICO, LLC (ECO ICO)YesUnconfirmed
Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA)UnconfirmedYes
Midwest Organic Services Association, Inc. (MOSA)YesUnconfirmed
Minnesota Crop Improvement Association (MCIA)YesUnconfirmed
Natural Food Certifiers (NFC)UnconfirmedYes
Organic Certifiers, Inc. (OC)YesUnconfirmed
Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO)YesUnconfirmed
Primus Labs (PL)YesUnconfirmed
Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)UnconfirmedYes
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF)UnconfirmedYes
Quality Certification Services (QCS)UnconfirmedYes
A Bee Organic (ABO)YesYes
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF)YesYes
Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA)YesYes
Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO)YesYes
Quality Assurance International (QAI)YesYes
FAIR TO EXCELLENT (Exercise caution)
Agricultural Services Certified Organic (ASCO)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Clemson University (CU)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Georgia Crop Improvement Association (GCIA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
International Certification Services, Inc (ICS)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Marin Organic Certified Agriculture (MOCA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
MOFGA Certification Services, LLC – MCS (MCS)Have stated: do not certifyUnconfirmed
Montana Department of Agriculture (MTDA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Monterey County Certified Organics (MCCO)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Nature’s International Certification Services (NICS)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food (NHDAMF)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Organic Program (NMDA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
NOFA-NY Certified Organic, LLC (NOFA-NY)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
SCS Global Services, Inc. (SCS)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Vermont Organic Farmers, LLC (VOF)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
Yolo County Department of Agriculture (YDA)UnconfirmedUnconfirmed
EXEMPLARY (Greenlighted)
Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA)NoNo
OneCert, Inc. (ONE)NoNo
Global Organic Alliance, Inc (GOA)Yes (moratorium-accepting no new)Yes (accepting no new opps)
Not Currently Accredited
Basin and Range Organics (BARO)SUSPENDEDUnconfirmedUnconfirmed
A Greener World (AGW)NoNo
Vortex Certification LLC (VORTEX)NoNo