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Use of Mulch in Organic Orchards Called into Question

Because of potential contamination of mulches from pesticides, mulch use is being called into question and testing may be required for mulches applied to organic orchards.  This is a recent ruling.  As always, anything applied to a certified organic operation should be cleared with the certifier first.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/beyond-pesticides-federal-court-finds-usda-process-for-allowing-pesticide-contaminated-compost-improper-and-stops-use-300288112.html

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Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 6:23 AM
Tags: certified organic (1), compost (7), composting (2), farming (4), green gold (1), green waste (2), greenwaste (2), mulch (15), organic (12), pesticides (26)
 
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