Wednesday, January 17, 2024

OMRI - What's this all about?!

Have you ever noticed an OMRI logo on a product  from us? 


It’s likely you have because these products have been evaluated for their suitability in producing organic end products and they align with our vision to offer products for organic growing! 





We even have products that we have had go through their rigorous vetting process like our ARBICO Organics OMRI Listed®” Beneficial Nematodes! 

 

These products that they certify range from every kind of growing input from fertilizers to fungicides and more. These products serve to help make it easy and transparent for growers and gardeners alike to choose the type of products that best fit into their growing strategy. It also makes it possible for growers and gardeners to have certified organic end products should that be their goal. If you have ever been curious about this organization and what they provide, look no further! We have dug up the details for you and are pleased to share them with you! 

 

What is “OMRI” exactly and who are they?

  • OMRI stands for Organic Materials Review Institute
  • It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
  • It was founded in 1997 by organic certifiers and stakeholders
  • Vist their site to learn all about their history and mission here: www.omri.org

 

What does the OMRI organization do? 

  • They provide an independent review of products intended for use in certified organic production, handling, and processing.
  • They list these compliant products as “OMRI Listed®” and provide access to “OMRI Products Lists©”  for the public.
  • They also provide information, education and training on the suitability of material inputs for organic requirements. 

 

How do they establish what products are “OMRI Listed®”?

 

OMRI just passed a major milestone by establishing 10,000 OMRI Listed® products reviewed and verified for organic use! 


Here at ARBICO Organics, our mission aligns to provide gardeners and growers with sustainable choices and the opportunity to grow organic and we are pleased to offer some of these amazing products! 


Check out our OMRI Listed® product page to see which ones are available for you to use!

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