[Market-farming] wood for posts - Coppicing?

Bill Shoemaker wshoemak at inil.com
Thu Nov 15 09:43:18 EST 2007

> On the organic acceptible posts: are not the current pressure treated
> posts actually ok by USDA standards?

Many of the folks I work with who want to be compliant with the organic 
standards don't want to even approach the issue. They'd rather use something 
that isn't treated at all so that they don't ever have to deal with it. You 
put a post in for 15-20 years, you don't want rule changes to cause trouble.

Bill Shoemaker, Sr Research Specialist, Food Crops
University of Illinois - St Charles Horticulture Research Center

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