Agrow is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Brazil to delay organic seed legislation

Brazil seeks to delay the implementation of legislation that would prohibit from this month the use of treated seeds, and only allow the use of organic seeds in organic cultivation. The Ministry of Agriculture's organic agriculture trade chamber has issued a detailed revision to Normative Instruction 46 of October 2011, which sets regulations and lists of permitted substances for use in organic systems of animal and plant production. The chamber proposes to revoke the deadline for implementing the obligations on growers of December 19th due to a lack of available organic seed to meet the process certification across the product chain. From 2016, each state in the federation will be able to produce lists defining which species and varieties will be obliged to go organic. The changes are supported by the results of a consultation period delivered in October, the Ministry says.

Advertisement

Topics

What to read next

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

AG000856

Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel