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Producer Application Form
To register as a SOPA Producer Member to convert your holding & enterprise to organic production in the first instance please return the following: 1 - SOPA Producer Application Form – completed and return signed by the applicant who is to be registered as the SOPA Member; 2 - Farm Map; 3 - One-off SOPA Application Fee payment includes SOPA share capital and; 4 - If applying for organic conversion funding via AECS submit the completed ScotGov Organic Viability Proposal (OVP) template, signed by the applicant, for endorsement by the SOPA Producer Certification Team. Provided the OVP can be signed off by an Organic Certification Officer it will be returned so that it can be uploaded as part of the supporting documentation required for the funding application prior to the deadline. A detailed Conversion Plan must also be received and approved by an Organic Certification Officer before conversion to organic management can begin.Download now