organic certification

M McGuire Michael.McGuire at uvi.edu
Thu Jul 18 18:24:06 EDT 2002



>
>But that is not to say that we're feeling so great about the whole
>certification thing. We understand from our certifier that we cannot
>use compost tea after October if the present regs stand. --Ridiculous!

Liquid kelp extract works about as well as compost tea and many brands are 
omni listed; fish emulsion or nettle tea are other fine 
alternatives.  Humates and molasses can also be added, as well as a source 
of calcium if it is not abundant in your soil.





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