ODA Issues Stop Order on Two Fertilizer Products – 0-0-1 Bud Candy Organic and Bud Candy Critical Carbohydrates Mix for Big Sugary Nugs
The Oregon Department of Agriculture (“ODA”) has issued a notice ordering the stoppage of sale and distribution of two fertilizer/nutrient products that contain pesticide active ingredients not listed on the label. They are which are listed below. The products contain pesticide active ingredients not listed on the label. The ODA is asking growers who may have purchased these products to refrain from using them and retailers to refrain from using them.
The products that have been identified are:
- 0-0-1 Bud Candy Organic*, by Advanced Nutrients, contains salicylic acid
- Bud Candy Critical Carbohydrates Mix for Big Sugary Nugs, by Advanced Nutrients contains salicylic acid
As you know, no pesticides are specifically labeled for use with the production of cannabis. However, the ODA maintains a guidelist for cannabis pesticides to assist growers in determining which pesticide products are not legally prohibited from use on cannabis. The guidelist is constantly updated and is available with news releases and pesticide advisories here:
Please be aware that the guidelist is not an endorsement from the ODA, but rather an opportunity to assist growers in determining which products are suitable for use. If you have any questions, please call or email our office. Remember, if you want advice specific to your situation, contact our office and schedule an appointment.