NMDA Organic Program Information

The NMDA Organic Program provides USDA/NOP-accredited organic certifications. These are for farmers, ranchers, and processors/handlers throughout New Mexico.

If you have questions about applying for organic certification, please get in touch with us. We can help find the status of your organic certification, or allowed inputs.

For more information about the fee policies for NMDA’s organic program, please read: 21.15.1 NMAC Organic Agriculture

Email us:  organic@nmda.nmsu.edu

Postal address: NMDA Organic Program, 2604 Aztec Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Program Manager:
Stacy Gerk

For questions about certification or changes to your Organic System Plan, call:

  • Rodney Henderson, Inspector/Certifier
    575-339-5052
  • Lauren Aguirre, Inspector/Certifier
    575-339-5050
  • Margherita Ehret, Inspector/Certifier
    575-339-5051

or email: organic@nmda.nmsu.edu

New Applicants will be given first priority.Renewal Applicants please be aware that your organic certification will remain in effect. This is regardless of the renewal date on your Product List. The exception is if surrendered, suspended or revoked, regardless of the renewal date on your Product List. Please contact organic@nmda.nmsu.edu with any questions or concerns.

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