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ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL STANDARD PNS/BAFS 07:2016 BUREAU OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES STANDARDS BPI Compound, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines Phone: (632) 456-6552, 455-2856 Telefax: (632) 455-2858, 456-6552, 455-2856 E-mail address: [email protected], [email protected] Website: ,
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL STANDARD PNS/BAFS 07:2016 Organic Agriculture TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword i Acronyms and Abbreviations ii 1 Scope --- 1 2 References --- 1 3 Definition of terms --- 1 4 Minimum requirements for organic agriculture 4.1 Minimum requirements for conversion to organic agriculture --- 5 5 Minimum requirements for crop production 5.1 Choice of crops and varieties --- 8 5.2 Crop rotations and soil management practices --- 9 5.3 Fertilization practices and growth regulators --- 9 5.4 Commercial production of organic fertilizer --- 10 5.5 Pest, disease, and weed management --- 10 5.6 Pollution control and contamination management --- 10 5.7 Soil and water conservation --- 11 5.8 Diversity in crop production --- 11 5.9 Collection on non-cultivated materials and minor forest products --- 11 6 Minimum requirements for animal production 6.1 Animal husbandry management --- 12 6.2 Breeds and breeding --- 12 6.3 Mutilations and animal identification --- 13 6.4 Animal nutrition --- 13 6.5 Feeding of milk to mammals --- 14 6.6 Breeding animals --- 14 6.7 Biosecurity --- 15 6.8 Animal health --- 15 6.9 Transport and slaughter --- 16 6.10 Manure management --- 17 6.11 Free-range areas and housing --- 17 7 Minimum requirements for organic beekeeping 7.1 Choice of species --- 18 7.2 Hive material/design --- 18 7.3 Location of colonies/apiaries --- 18 7.4 Mutilations in beekeeping --- 19 7.5 Supplemental feeding --- 19 7.6 Bee stock sources --- 19 7.7 Pest and disease control/disinfection --- 19 7.8 Harvesting --- 19 7.9 Apiary conservation and stability --- 20 7.10 Processing/packaging specific bee products --- 20 8 Minimum requirements for special products 8.1 Mushrooms --- 20 8.2 Herbs --- 20 9 Minimum requirements for processed organic products 9.1 Post-harvest operations --- 21 9.2 Storage, processing, and transportation --- 21 9.3 Pest control in storage and processing --- 21 9.4 Ingredients of agricultural origin --- 22 9.5 Processing aids and other ingredients --- 22 9.6 Methods of processing --- 22 9.7 Methods of cleaning --- 23 9.8 Packaging --- 23
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL STANDARD PNS/BAFS 07:2016 Organic Agriculture 10 Minimum requirements for labeling and consumer information 10.1 Labeling --- 24 11 Traceability and recordkeeping --- 24 12 Minimum requirements for inclusion of substances in organic agriculture production systems --- 25 13 Annexes --- 28
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL STANDARD PNS/BAFS 07:2016 Organic Agriculture i FOREWORD The Philippine National Standard for Organic Agriculture (PNS OA) was originally prepared and adopted in 2003 for the purpose of promoting organic agriculture and enhancing market competitiveness by providing a uniform approach to the requirements on conversion, crop production, livestock, processing, special products, labeling, and consumer information.

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