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  • Is pelargonic acid organic?

    Created by Becky Talyn on

    I was reading online that pelargonic acid can be used as an organic weed control, but then I also saw one source that said that it has been disapproved for organic farms. I still see it listed on your web site under organic gardening. Do you know for sure whether Scythe Herbicide can be used or not? If you don’t know, do you know where I can find out?

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    Eric Vinje

    Hi Becky –

    Pelargonic acid, the active ingredient in Scythe Herbicide, is not approved for use in organic production. If you are looking for a weed killer that is OMRI Listed for use in organic production I suggest AllDown. Here’s a link:


    Happy gardening!

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