Public comments invited for NOP 5036 - Notice of Draft Guidance on Treated Lumber

Sep 8, 2016 11:17:00 PM

This Notice of Draft Guidance on Treated Lumber clarifies that using lumber that has been treated with prohibited substances prior to certification does not affect a producer's timeline for obtaining certification, as long as the lumber does not contact crops; it alsooutlines where treated lumber can be located on organic farms and explains how organic producers can prevent crops and livestock from coming into contact with lumber treated with prohibited substances.

 

Provide public comment here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/08/31/2016-20808/national-organic-program-notice-of-draft-guidance-on-treated-lumber