Conversion to organic
farming begins with registering the farm for the control process with the
control body. At this point, the entire agricultural operation with all its
production lines is documented in a description of the operation.
The conversion period
started from the day from registering the farm. The conversion period excludes
the risk of finding residues of previously used pesticides in the farm. In
order to harvest organic crops, you have to cultivate the land according to
organic regulations during the conversion period. Land is only organic if it is
certified according to applicable regulations. Conversion and certification of
land is only possible if the land is under organic registration and under
Each production unit
must be registered and inspected. The area of land to be converted is specified
down to the individual elds. Only products from certified elds may be marketed
as organic. Each production enterprise must be licensed and only products from
those enterprises may be marketed as organic.
The operator can't
produce conversion products of the same type or variety as the product produced
by the organic farming method, or which are not easily distinguishable from
these products, except in some cases. Such cases are like this explained in
organic agriculture regulation.
Genetic structure of
Seed/vegetative propagating materials such as seeds and seedlings has not been
genetically modified or should not have interfered externally.
Fertilizers are only
conditioners referred to in Fertilizers and Soil conditioners Regulation No
27676 dated 10.08.2010 and Organic Agricultural Legislation Annex 1 and annex-2
can be used.