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Why Buy Organic? 7 Questions About Organics Answered (Page 7)

Are The Seeds Organic Or Do They Just Grow It Organically?

6. Are The Seeds Organic Or Do They Just Grow It Organically?

According to the National Organic Program (NOP): “Preference will be given to the use of organic seeds and other planting stock, but a farmer may use non-organic seeds and planting stock under specified conditions.” Examples of “specific conditions” include an exception from the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) or if certified organic seed isn’t commercially available.

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