Document Center & Application Materials

Our Document Center contains all forms, materials, and information needed to participate in the Bee Better Certified® program. 

For questions related to these documents please visit our Frequently Asked Questions or if assistance is needed in working with these documents please Contact us.

If you are interested in our consultation services, please fill out the Bee Better Consultation Services Notice of Interest form.

Bee Better Certified Licensing Application

The Bee Better Certified Seal lets consumers know that your company values pollinators and supports the farmers that protect them.

Please contact [email protected] to learn more about licensing the use of the Bee Better Certified Seal and Ingredients Seal on products with ingredients sourced from Bee Better Certified Farms.

Bee Better Certified Farm Application

To apply for Bee Better Certification, please refer to the Application Instructions below and contact an approved Bee Better Certifying Body to initiate the application process.

Sample Farm Plan for Bee Better Certified

The following documents provide an example of a Bee Better Certified Farm Plan and the associated supporting documents.

Please note that application completion is subject to the discretion of third-party certifiers and this sample plan serves only as an example.

Sample Farm Plan

Supporting Documentation – Maps & Habitat Plant Lists

Supporting Documentation – Pest Management Documents

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Some forms are available in Word documents, and may be viewed and edited using current versions of Microsoft Word. If you do not have access to Microsoft Word, you may open the files in Google Drive to view, print, and manually complete them, or contact us for an alternate version.

This material is based upon work supported by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under number 69-3A75-17-37. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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