(Frankfurt/Main, May 14th, 2020) For the 16th year now, the FiBL (Research Institute for Organic Agriculture) calls for the submission of trade products, that are fit for use in organic farming and organic food production, for the inclusion in the Input list for organic agriculture. The product registrations will be evaluated by the experts team of FiBL regarding their suitability in organic farming and released for publication, should they abide by the strict demands of the EU Eco Regulation and further FiBL criteria. The conformity to the regulations of German organic associations is also evaluated, these are at the moment: Bioland, Demeter, Ecovin, Gaea and Naturland.
The new registration forms 2021 can be downloaded in German and English online at www.betriebsmittelliste.de/en.
Deadline for the admission of products in the printed list 2021 is July 31st 2020.
All applications that are send to FiBL until July 31st 2020 will be taken into consideration for the printed version of the Input list for organic agriculture 2021. The German Input list 2021 will be published at the beginning of 2021 in its proven printed form and by that, will replace the currently valid edition. Additionally all listed products can be viewed on www.betriebsmittelliste.de/en/search. This online list is steadily extended and updated.
Furthermore, the products can be found online on the websites of the European Input List and of Demeter International, the list can therefore also be used for the European market and companies in third countries.
The list as the well established tool it is, is equally available for farmers and for consultants and control bodies. With the list, it is quickly confirmed, what input products can be used on organic farming and organic food production.