drainey0
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how do you know if organic fertilizer is really organic

so i wanna find bone meal that is organic...... the problem is how do you know it really organic/ NOP Compliant.

im looking at this bone meal:
https://www.google.com/shopping/product ... AmAQrhIIQg

but i see no where on the packaging that is is NOP Compliant......... can someone please point me in the right direction for a list of organic fertilizer that is NOP Compliant or at least says somewhere that it is NOP Compliant.

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Re: how do you know if organic fertilizer is really organic

There is an OMRI logo on the front of the bag. If you look up the product on OMRI, you can find info you are looking for.

Miracle-Gro® nature's care™ organic Bone Meal
RULING BODY:NOP
STATUS:Allowed
PRODUCT CODE:mgp-3821
CLASSIFICATION:Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
CATEGORY:Bone Meal
COMPANY:Miracle-Gro Lawn Products Inc.
DATE LISTED:03/26/2013 EXPIRATION:03/01/2017

https://www.omri.org
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Re: how do you know if organic fertilizer is really organic

But as far as I know, "organic" fertilizer doesn't mean they are made from organically raised animals or their waste. So if you are looking for phosphorus source, you might be better off saving organic eggshells or something? Maybe fishbones.
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Re: how do you know if organic fertilizer is really organic

thank you so much for the reply this is very helpful.

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Re: how do you know if organic fertilizer is really organic

Pure wood ash is a good organic phosphorus source.
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Re: how do you know if organic fertilizer is really organic

NOP standards allow some synthetics in organic culture.
https://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/FST-56.pdf
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