Organic Rules and Certification

Manure fertilizers, intensity - CZ PRO-BIO

PRO-BIO, Association of ecological farmers (2005) Manure fertilizers, intensity - CZ PRO-BIO. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The basis of good fertilization is using on farm manure and its proper application. Standards allow the purchase 50 kg N/ha/year. The whole total amount of organic fertilizers is 110 kg N/ha/year, and for perennial crops 90 kg N/ha/year.

Difference

Pro-Bio Standards are more detailed than the EU Regulation 2092/91, Annex I /B 7, where the use of farmyard manure may not be higher than 170 kg N/ha/year.

Justification

Closed nutrient cycling, environment protection. An effort to limit only plant production without animal husbandry at farms.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Livestock manure - Annex I B7, see also Annex VII

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Permitted inputs (positive lists) > Use of manure and nutrients
Environmental care/environmental impact > Soil
Country/Standard: Europe > Czech Republic > PRO-BIO
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:162
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:29 Oct 2005
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:18

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