That is to say, "organic" is a legal term. To sell agricultural products in this name, one must be verified by one of the 16 verification units and issue an organic verification mark (dual-track certification, including government mark and verification agency mark) , can be called "organic agricultural products". 1 Photo Credit: Xie Yuecheng In addition, it can be seen in the crop production in Chapter 2 of "Organic Agricultural Products Verification Standards for Organic Agricultural Products in the Organic Transformation Period and Substances That Can Be Used in the Process of Production, Processing, Sub-Packaging, Circulation and Sales" in the category of pesticide materials.
Substances (such as Bordeaux mixture) are the raster to vector conversion use of pesticides; for soil and fertilizer management, the range of available chemical substances is also listed on the front. It can be seen from the above that in the discussion of organic agricultural products, it is necessary to first understand which link of the cultivation, processing, packaging or circulation of organic agricultural products is discussed. Each step has its own relevant substances that can be clearly defined. It is not possible to generalize that organic agricultural products cannot use pesticides at all. and chemical fertilizers. If you want to talk about the stage of organic cultivation, it should be explained that the use of pesticides in organic agricultural products is mainly
limited to natural substances and a few available chemical substances, and the available fertilizers are mainly natural or some of the listed chemical fertilizers. According to the data released by the Council of Agriculture (2022), the total area of organic agriculture in Taiwan currently accounts for about 1% of the cultivated land. It is not difficult to see that most agricultural products are still sourced from conventional agriculture. of 12,153.9 hectares, there is still considerable room for efforts to implement it. Image 2 Drawing: Agriculture and Food Administration, Executive Yuan Agriculture Committee Statistical map of organic crop area in Taiwan from 2004 to 2021. Organic