ACORN commissioned this database to facilitate growth in the organic industry in Atlantic Canada. In it you will find information on the availability of allowable inputs and resources, as well as identification, prevention and treatment options for pests and weeds.
You can retrieve information by either using the keyword search or by selecting topics from the Table of Contents. You can also help keep the database current by providing feedback and let us know about any lapsed links or new suppliers.
The information contained in this database is for educational purposes. Its content is based on best available knowledge at the time of compilation. Any reference to commercial products, trade or brand names is for information only; no endorsement or approval by ACORN is intended.
Before using any product, read and follow all instructions and safety precautions on labels. The product label is a legal document. It is against the law to use the product in any other way. The user of this information assumes all risks for personal injury or property damage.
It is the responsibility of producers to obtain approval from their respective certifying body before using extraneous inputs in any aspect of production, processing, handling, packaging or sanitation.
The Directory of Allowable Organic Inputs was launched on October 1st, 2003. The Pest and Weed modules were launched on March 3rd, 2006.
We thank our generous donors for their financial support:
- Environment Canada’s Eco-Action fund
- Nova Scotia's Agri-Food Industry Development Fund (AFID),
- New Brunswick's Agricultural Environmental Management Initiative (AEMI),
- PEI Department of Agriculture and Forestry