Organic vs. Conventionally grown produce. What is Organic Produce?. What does organic mean? Why does organic produce sometimes look differently than other produce?. Conventional Apply chemical fertilizers to promote plant growth. Synthetic insecticides to reduce pests and disease.
Apply chemical fertilizers to promote plant growth.
Synthetic insecticides to reduce pests and disease.
Use synthetic herbicides to manage weeds.
Apply natural fertilizers, such as manure or compost, to feed soil and plants.
Spray pesticides from natural sources; use beneficial insects and birds, mating disruption or traps to reduce pests and disease.
Use environmentally-generated plant-killing compounds; rotate crops, till, hand weed or mulch to manage weeds.What’ the difference?
PLU starts with 9 - - - - has been produced according to USDA standards