USDA BIOPREFERRED PROGRAM 2018 PRODUCT AUDIT
USDA Crop Genetics Research Lab Saving Money with Biobased Herbicide
Two BioPreferred Participants Recognized for Innovative Biobased Products
Now Accepting Nominations for "Excellence in BioPreferred Procurement Awards"

USDA BIOPREFERRED PROGRAM 2018 PRODUCT AUDIT

The BioPreferred Program routinely audits the biobased products that our Program qualifies (for mandatory Federal purchasing, no label) and certifies (through the voluntary labeling initiative with third-party biobased content testing). There are approximately 15,000 total products the BioPreferred Program recognizes through these two initiatives, or parts, of the Program.

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USDA Crop Genetics Research Lab Saving Money with Biobased Herbicide

USDA Agricultural Research Lab in Jackson, TN is saving money and reducing materials released to the environment with biobased herbicides.

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Two BioPreferred Participants Recognized for Innovative Biobased Products

Clean Plus, Inc’s Drip Trap® Granules and The Chemours™ Company’s Teflon EcoElite™ were recently recognized by Bio-Based World News.

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Now Accepting Nominations for "Excellence in BioPreferred Procurement Awards"

Please consider nominating Federal Acquisition Professionals, Federal Technical Professionals and Federal Contractors who have outstanding achievements related to the purchase and use of biobased products. Deadline for nominations is August 10, 2018.

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I buy for the federal government
BioPreferred information for government buyers

Federal law, the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and Presidential Executive Orders direct federal agencies and their contractors to purchase biobased products in categories identified by USDA.

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I am a consumer
BioPreferred information for consumers

Many retailers and service providers carry biobased products. The USDA Certified Biobased label indicates that the product has been certified by USDA to contain the percent biobased content as shown on the label.

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I sell biobased products
BioPreferred information for sellers

The BioPreferred program offers resources to businesses with biobased products including; a voluntary labeling process, a catalog of biobased products, training, and information on marketing of biobased products in the federal government.

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