The Washington State Department of Agriculture has registered GreenMatch EX  burndown herbicide from Marrone Organic Innovations Inc. of Davis, Calif., for use in organic food production.

The burndown herbicide controls a broad array of post-emergent grassy and broadleaf weeds and can e used in organic food crops as well as in non-crop areas.

All components in the product are natural, food-grade, organic ingredients, qualifying GreenMatchEX as exempt from registration under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. It also is exempt from registration by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

The product’s formulation meets the standards of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program.  he active ingredient is lemongrass oil.

It is available in 5-gallon pails and is marketed by Monterey AgResources.

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