Welcome to the organic resource manual. This manual was compiled to create a user-friendly directory of organic resources located in or around Arkansas. The directoryprovides National Organic Program information and identifies resource groups,certification agencies, buyers, publications, consultants, etc., that Extension personneland organic producers in Arkansas may find helpful.
The information in this manual was accumulated from direct observation, scientificliterature, and anecdotes from others. Please be aware that while every effort has beenmade to ensure the accuracy of the information, some information may become outdatedor incorrect. Periodic updates of the manual will be conducted as necessary.This manual was adapted from other organic resource manuals currently available inother regions of the country such as the Mid-West Organic Sustainable Education Serviceand Iowa State Extension Service.Special thanks go to Heather Friedrich, University of Arkansas Horticulture Technician.2