"Avian Production Operation Profile" - Montana

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Section
A
Avian Production Operation Profile
Electronic versions available at
agrorganic@mt.gov
Producer Name(s):
Date:
Section A: Production Operation Profile
NOP § 205.201
The National Organic Program Standards require all operations seeking certification to develop an organic
system plan that is agreed to by the certified operation and an accredited certifying agent. A certified operation
must update this system plan on an annual basis in order to verify continued compliance.
You may change or update your plan throughout the year. Changes must be submitted the Department prior
to implementation. Plan updates may be submitted by phone, fax, email or letter.
1.
Check the box(s) that apply to your operation:
☐ Organic
☐ Organic and Non-Organic
☐ Transition/Conversion
2. Check the box(s) that apply to your farming/ranching operation type:
☐ Ducks
☐ Meat Birds/Broilers
☐ Pullets
☐ Feed Crops
☐ Diverse Crops (Vegetables)
☐ Geese
☐ Mammalian Livestock
☐ Pasture
☐ Field Crops
☐ Rangeland/Grass
☐ Laying Hens ☐ Other:
3. Provide a brief description of your ranching or farming operation. Include type of flock, breed, and crops
produced (if applicable):
4. What products do you intend to sell?
☐ Meat
☐ Eggs
☐ Live Animals
☐ Other:
5. Do you have any land changes?
☐ Yes
☐ No
☐ N/A, New Applicant
If Yes, fill out a Land Application and/or Previous Land Manager Affidavit, and attach updated maps.
6. Do you have a copy of the National Organic Standards?
☐ Yes
☐ No, visit
http://agr.mt.gov
Department Use Only
Initial Reviewer
Inspector
Final Reviewer
Is it Complete?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Verified & Accurate?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Observation/Comment:
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Section
A
Avian Production Operation Profile
Electronic versions available at
agrorganic@mt.gov
Producer Name(s):
Date:
Section A: Production Operation Profile
NOP § 205.201
The National Organic Program Standards require all operations seeking certification to develop an organic
system plan that is agreed to by the certified operation and an accredited certifying agent. A certified operation
must update this system plan on an annual basis in order to verify continued compliance.
You may change or update your plan throughout the year. Changes must be submitted the Department prior
to implementation. Plan updates may be submitted by phone, fax, email or letter.
1.
Check the box(s) that apply to your operation:
☐ Organic
☐ Organic and Non-Organic
☐ Transition/Conversion
2. Check the box(s) that apply to your farming/ranching operation type:
☐ Ducks
☐ Meat Birds/Broilers
☐ Pullets
☐ Feed Crops
☐ Diverse Crops (Vegetables)
☐ Geese
☐ Mammalian Livestock
☐ Pasture
☐ Field Crops
☐ Rangeland/Grass
☐ Laying Hens ☐ Other:
3. Provide a brief description of your ranching or farming operation. Include type of flock, breed, and crops
produced (if applicable):
4. What products do you intend to sell?
☐ Meat
☐ Eggs
☐ Live Animals
☐ Other:
5. Do you have any land changes?
☐ Yes
☐ No
☐ N/A, New Applicant
If Yes, fill out a Land Application and/or Previous Land Manager Affidavit, and attach updated maps.
6. Do you have a copy of the National Organic Standards?
☐ Yes
☐ No, visit
http://agr.mt.gov
Department Use Only
Initial Reviewer
Inspector
Final Reviewer
Is it Complete?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Verified & Accurate?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Observation/Comment:
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Section
A1
Avian Livestock
New Applicant
Electronic versions available at
agrorganic@mt.gov
For Chickens, Ducks, Geese, and Turkeys
Producer Name(s):
License Number (Office Use Only):
Business Name:
Location (County/State):
Section A1: New Applicant Section
1. Are you a new applicant?
☐ Yes
☐ No, go to Section B
If Yes, fill out Land Application(s), with attached map(s) and/if applicable, Previous Land Manager Affidavit.
2. Have you previously applied for organic certification with another certifier?
☐ Yes
☐ No, go to Section B
If Yes, please list the certification agency, the year the application was made, and the outcome of the application.
Accredited Certifier:
Year:
Certified? ☐ Yes
☐ No
3. If currently or previously certified by another certifier, did you receive a notice of noncompliance.
☐ Yes
☐ No
If Yes, please list the non-compliance(s), and state how the issues were resolved:
4. Have you ever been denied certification or had your certification suspended or revoked?
☐ Yes
☐ No
If Yes, please describe the circumstances:
Department Use Only
Initial Reviewer
Inspector
Final Reviewer
Is it Complete?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Verified & Accurate?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Observation/Comment:
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Section
B
Avian Livestock
Soil Fertility & Crop Nutrient Management
Electronic versions available at
agrorganic@mt.gov
Producer Name(s):
Date:
Section B: Soil Fertility and Crop Nutrient Management
NOP §205.203, 205.239, 205.240
Requires producers to implement tillage and cultivation practices that maintain or improve the condition of
the soil and minimize erosion. Producers must also manage crop nutrients and soil fertility through rotation,
cover crops and application of plant and animal materials. Additionally, you must manage plant and animal
materials to maintain or improve soil organic matter while minimizing contamination of crop, soil or water.
Check the major components of your soil-building/crop nutrient management plan:
1.
Compost
Fertilizer Materials or Blends
Mulching
Compost Tea
Green Manures/Plow Downs
Rock Minerals
Cover Crops
Incorporation of Crop Residue
Soil Inoculants
Crop Rotation
Manure (From Grazing Stock)
Vegetable/Plant Matter
Fallow Rotations
Manure (Not From Grazing Stock)
Other:
2. Check the issues addressed by your soil management and rotation practices:
Deficient Nutrients
pH
Water Availability
Disease Management
Pest Management
Water Erosion
Excess Nutrients
Salinity
Water Infiltration/Drainage
Increase Organic Matter
Soil Compaction or Crusting
Weed Management
Overall Biodiversity
Soil Structure
Wind Erosion
Other:
3. Check the practices that monitor the effectiveness of your soil management and rotation practices:
Crop Observation
Crop Quality Tests
Soil Observation
Crop Protein Levels
Microbiological Tests
Soil Organic Matter Content
Crop Yield Comparison
Plant Tissue Tests
Soil Testing
Other:
How often do you do each type of practice?
4.
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Yearly
As Needed
What monitoring records are kept?
5.
Calendar
Journal/Log
Test Results
Electronic
Other
6. Please describe how often you monitor or measure the soil fertility and crop nutrient level on your operation:
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Section
B
Avian Livestock
Soil Fertility & Crop Nutrient Management
Electronic versions available at
agrorganic@mt.gov
Producer Name(s):
Date:
Department Use Only
Initial Reviewer
Inspector
Final Reviewer
Is it Complete?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Verified & Accurate?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Observation/Comment:
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Section
C
Avian Livestock
Manure & Compost
Electronic versions available at
agrorganic@mt.gov
Producer Name(s):
Date:
Section C: Manure & Compost
NOP §205.203(c)
The producer must manage plant and animal materials to maintain or improve soil matter
content in a manner that does not contribute to contamination of crops, soil, or water by
plant nutrients, pathogenic organisms, heavy metals, or residues of prohibited substances.
Is manure applied in any form?
1.
☐ Yes
☐ No, go to question 10
Is manure applied to land used for a crop intended for human consumption?
2.
☐ Yes
☐ No
3.
If you grow crops for human consumption, do you apply manure to those crops whose edible portion
directly contacts the soil (e.g. squash) no less than 120 days before harvest?
Yes
No
N/A
If you grow crops fore human consumption, do you apply manure to those crops whose edible portion
does NOT directly contact the soil (e.g. wheat) no less than 90 days before harvest? Yes
No
N/A
Is manure applied by grazing?
4.
☐ Yes
☐ No
What are the grazing time periods:
5.
☐ N/A
Check all forms of animal manure you plan to use:
6.
☐ Raw
☐ Processed
☐ Aged
☐ Uncomposted
☐ Liquid
☐ Composted
☐ Other:
If off-farm manure is used:
7.
Source:
Type:
Associated production practices:
8. Please describe your manure management with regard to the following:
Liquid:
Solid:
Compost:
Bedding:
You must maintain records verifying that compost production meets NOP §205.203(c)(1)(2). Failure to have
verification of compliance for compost containing animal manure will restrict the application date.
10. Do you make compost?
☐ Yes
☐ No, go to question 15
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