Organic commercial inputs have specific certification standards and requirements which do not apply to organic farms or inputs used by them. Applicants may manufacture their own products or be distributors hiring others to produce for them.
Inputs refer to fertilizers, soil amendments, pest control substances, growth hormones, additives, and processing aids, but does not include animal feed, seeds, and planting materials (the last two fall under crop production).
Commercial inputs certifications are available under:
*IFOAM Program (IFOAM-Accredited)