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 10-May-2017 03:42

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

  • 2017-05-10; vol. 82 # 89 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    1. 82 FR 21677 - National Organic Program (NOP); Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Agricultural Marketing Service
      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      The effective date of the final rule published on January 19, 2017 (82 FR 7042), delayed until May 19, 2017, on February 9, 2017 (82 FR 9967), is further delayed until November 14, 2017.
      7 CFR Part 205
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