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OMRI Welcomes Comments on Proposed Changes to Our Manuals

(April 8, 2010)  Please note that the comment period is now closed.  The draft manuals are no longer posted on this website.  You are always welcome to submit general comments regarding OMRI Policices and Standards using the OMRI Comm ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 10/22/2010 - 11:58 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Composts Disallowed in California and An Update on Pesticide Residues

(February 5, 2010)California growers should know that the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) prohibited three composts for use in organic production: Nortech Gold made by Nortech Waste LLC, Grover Wonder Grow Compost made by Grover ...

Press Release - Guest - 10/22/2010 - 11:54 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Releases 2010 Table of Fees

EUGENE, OR (Jan.27,2010)  To continue providing quality service and expert product reviews, OMRI is implementing a modest fee increase of 3% effective February 1st, 2010.  Individual and Business Subscription fees will not be affected by the i ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 10/22/2010 - 11:53 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Announces Executive Director Change

EUGENE, ORE.  As of January 19, 2010, Paul Lipscomb will assume the duties with the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) as interim executive director. Dave DeCou, OMRI’s previous executive director, will be pursuing other professional and ...

Press Release - bbasor@omri.org - 10/22/2010 - 11:52 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI reduces costs for listing in improved Organic Seed Database

EUGENE, ORE. (January 22, 2008) – The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) has slashed prices for seed suppliers to list organic varieties in the Organic Seed Database. Best known for its work as an independent nonprofit to ensure the compliance of ...

Press Release - Guest - 10/22/2010 - 11:51 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI receives ISO-65 accreditation of product certifications

EUGENE, ORE. (March 4, 2008) - The OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) Review Program has achieved USDA accreditation under International Organization for Standardization Guide 65:1996 (ISO-65). Best known for its work as an independent nonprofit ...

Press Release - Guest - 10/22/2010 - 11:50 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI disallows two fertilizers; NOP issues warning, significant new guidelines

EUGENE, ORE. (February 20, 2009) - The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) removed two products from the OMRI Products List on Tuesday, February 17th, meaning that they cannot continue to be used in organic agriculture. An OMRI investigation deter ...

Press Release - Guest - 10/22/2010 - 11:49 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Liquid Fertilizer Inspection Update

EUGENE, ORE. (December 15th, 2009) - The National Organic Program (NOP) has revised the policy for approving liquid fertilizers with a nitrogen analysis greater than 3% for use in organic production. Notably, the revised policy removes the requiremen ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 10/22/2010 - 11:47 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI is Hiring for Two Review Program Positions

(July 8, 2010) Our growing list of products means a growing staff. OMRI is seeking to fill two key positions on our team.  Please see the following job announcements: Product Review Coordinator (Full time) Review Program Assistant ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 08/25/2010 - 09:48 - 0 comments - 0 groups