ECOLOGY, GENOMICS, AND MANAGEMENT OF STORED PRODUCT INSECTS
Location: Stored Product Insect Research Unit
Title: Organic approaches and regulations for stored product pest management
Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: September 26, 2011
Publication Date: September 1, 2012
Citation: : D.W. Grieshop, M.J., Rogers, T., Arthur, F.H. 2012. Organic approaches and regulations for stored product pest management. In: Hagstrum, D.W., Phillips, T.W., and Cuperus, C., editors. Stored Product Protection. S156. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University. p. 233-242.
Insect pest management in stored products that are to be certified as Organic is reviewed and discussed. Procedures and regulations are listed, integrated control strategies are described, and a current list is given of the insecticides that are currently allowed under the program, as well as some likely prospects for the future. Persons or institutions marketing raw grains or processed food products as organic must certified by an USDA Accredited Organic Certifying Agent or a USDA Approved State Organic Program to sell, label, or represent their products as organic or made with organic ingredients.