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US (AL): Paperwork discourages organic certification bid
Mike Reeves, a regional extension agent specializing in commercial horticulture, said most farms that seek the organic certification are selling their produce to wholesalers. “It’s an expensive, pretty lengthy process to maintain the certification,” Reeves said. “It takes a lot more work and generally you don’t produce as much. But on the other hand, it commands a higher price.”
One of the reasons the certification process was created, Reeves said, was because growers would claim their produce was organic when it really wasn’t.
“If you say you’re organic, you have to be certified,” Reeves said. “The big companies that buy in bulk, (farmers) have to have the certification to sell them.”
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Source: Russ Corey - TimesDaily.com.
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