Standards for organic crops as determined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program:

–No synthetic fertilizers

–No synthetic pesticides or insecticides

–No genetically engineered plants or animals

–Environmentally sound and sustainable growing practices

For organic animal products, the standards require:

–100% organic animal feed

–Mandatory outdoor access when weather is suitable

–No antibiotics, growth hormones or animal byproducts in feed

–Manure must be managed to prevent water or crop contamination

Source: USDA


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