7 CFR 205.202 - Land requirements.

§ 205.202 Land requirements.

Any field or farm parcel from which harvested crops are intended to be sold, labeled, or represented as “organic,” must:

(a) Have been managed in accordance with the provisions of §§ 205.203 through 205.206;

(b) Have had no prohibited substances, as listed in § 205.105, applied to it for a period of 3 years immediately preceding harvest of the crop; and

(c) Have distinct, defined boundaries and buffer zones such as runoff diversions to prevent the unintended application of a prohibited substance to the crop or contact with a prohibited substance applied to adjoining land that is not under organic management.

Title 7 published on 06-Jun-2018 03:53

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 205 after this date.

  • 2018-04-30; vol. 83 # 83 - Monday, April 30, 2018
    1. 83 FR 18744 - National Organic Program; Proposed Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances for 2017 NOSB Recommendations (Livestock and Handling)
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Agricultural Marketing Service
      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be received by June 29, 2018.
      7 CFR Part 205


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