Organic Program

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture Organic Program provides USDA/NOP-accredited organic certification for farmers, ranchers, and processors/handlers throughout New Mexico.

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

Click here for an overview of the steps to organic certification.

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
    505-841-9422
  • Lauren Aguirre, Inspector/Certifier
    505-841-9428
  • Margherita Ehret, Inspector/Certifier
    505-841-9427

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 until surrendered, suspended or revoked, regardless of the renewal date on your Product List.

Please contact Mr. Stacy Gerk at 505-320-8590 or organic@nmda.nmsu.edu with any questions or concerns.

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