Content tagged "certification"

What materials can be used for sterilizing pruning shears and other equipment under the organic standards?

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 15, 2010

I’ve heard that non-organic milk replacer, fed to calves, often contains cattle and hog blood. Is this allowed in organic production?

Organic Agriculture Updated: March 04, 2009

Should I add molasses to the soil?

Organic Agriculture Updated: March 02, 2009

Benefits and Challenges of Organic Research Sites and Facilities

Organic Agriculture Updated: January 27, 2009

eOrganic author:Jim Riddle, University of MinnesotaThe benefits and challenges of organic certification for research stations include: This is an eOrganic...

I’m an organic dairy farmer. What can I use for fly control in the barn and in the milk house?

Dairy Organic Agriculture Updated: January 17, 2009

I have a small dairy herd, milking about 30 cows. It is a pasture system and I don’t raise any row crops. Do I have to get my pastures certified in order to sell organic milk?

Dairy Organic Agriculture Updated: October 29, 2008

I'm a certified organic livestock farmer and wonder about animal bedding. I have heard that using pressure treated lumber and buying non-certified organic wood chips or sawdust for bedding could disqualify you. Is this true?

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 29, 2008

My slaughter house is considering getting organic certification. What issues should they be concerned about?

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 29, 2008

Can treated wood be used for fence posts, trellis systems, etc. in organic production?

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 29, 2008

Can reclaimed water be used for irrigation on organic farms?

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 29, 2008

Can salt and water be certified organic under the National Organic Program?

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 27, 2008

What are the penalties for misuse of the term "organic"?

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 27, 2008

I produce organic sunflower sprouts. They are grown in a soil mix in trays in a greenhouse. The "sprouts" are cut from the soil and not sold with the seed still intact. I know that the NOP regulation requires organic seeds for the production of “edible sprouts.” Do I have to use organic sunflower seeds to produce sunflower sprouts, since they are grown in soil and the sprouts are cut from the seed?

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 27, 2008

I am a certified organic farmer. Must seeds for cover crops I plant be organic?

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 27, 2008

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