Certification Fees are Due Sept 20
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Certification Fees are Due Sept 20

posted: August 31, 2023

Congratulations on attaining SIP Certified!

Invoices have been sent out, and are due September 20, 2023.

Please make checks payable to Vineyard Team at 5915 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422.
Please note that checks made out to "SIP Certified" will be returned, as we cannot deposit them.

If you need a copy of your invoice, it can be retrieved through the database. Click here to learn how to download it.

Year-Ends are Due December 5

In an effort to ease workload during the holiday season, Year-Ends are due December 5.

Here's what's due:

  • Vineyards
    • 9.1.2 Pesticide Use Reports (PURs) (July – Nov.)
    • Ch. 14 Year-End Water & Nitrogen Use Reports
  • Wineries
    • 11.3.4 Winery Noise Testing (every 3 years)


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The first 7 of 30 courses are LIVE and ready for you, on your schedule.

Over the next 2 years, Vineyard Team is releasing 30 free and on-demand online courses covering soil health, nutrition, climate change, and much, much more. This incredible program is made possible by Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE).

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SIP Tip: all of Vineyard Team's online courses count toward your 20 hours of CE in Chapter 12 of the SIP Certified Standards!

Regulatory Relief for Ag Order 4.0

SIP Certified has partnered with Preservation Inc to save you time by reporting TNA for Regional Water Quality Control Board Region 3 Ag Order 4.0.

Your responses in Chapter 14 will be used to calculate Total Nitrogen Applied (TNA), and will be submitted to the Water Board on your behalf.

To participate:

  • Add your AGL to your Ranch(es) in the SIP Certified database.
  • Complete Chapter 14 and have responses verified by your inspector by Dec. 5.
    • Please note, to remain in this regulatory relief program, it is important that your responses are on time and accurate.


Download 2023 Certification Documents

Your 2023 SIP Certified certificate and certification letter will be sent out and made available for download once invoice payment is received.

Certificates, Certification Letters, Eligibility Letters, and Invoices from 2021 forward can be accessed through the database.

Watch this tutorial to learn how to download your documents.