Organic Rules and Certification

Manure fertilizers and compost - CH Regulation/Ordinance 2005

Schmid, Otto and Ziegler, Katia (2006) Manure fertilizers and compost - CH Regulation/Ordinance 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Farmyard manure and compost should be derived from own organic operation or from other extensive farms.

Difference

In general the list of fertilizers is comparable with the EU Regulation 2092/91. Some fertilizers of the EU list are restricted in the positive list of the Swiss Ordinance (e.g. guano)

Justification

No justification was available.

EU Regulation

Annex II. Permitted substances for the production of organic foods > Substances for plants and plant production - Annex 2 > Fertilizers and soil conditioners - Annex II A

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Crop production > Fertilisers
Crop production > Soil fertility and biological activity
Country/Standard: Europe > Switzerland > Governmental regulation
Principles:Principle of care
ID Code:244
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Mar 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 08:58

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