Jan 31, 2024
Azotic’s Envita biological receives OMRI Certification
Azotic Technologies Ltd.’s Envita SC biological has received certification from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in compliance with the USDA National Organic Program.
Envita SC is now OMRI Listed® in the Generic Material Listing: National Organic Program (NOP): Microbial Inoculants Class: Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments, according to a news release.
Envita SC is a unique nitrogen-fixing biological based on the microbe Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus, a nitrogen fixing bacteria capable of converting atmospheric nitrogen into a useable form for multiple crop species (Gd), originally discovered in sugarcane. Gd is Azotic’s flagship patented technology was first commercialized in the North American market in 2019. Since then, it has experienced strong uptake by growers around the world as it has consistently delivered exceptional results in a multitude of crops, according to the release.
“OMRI certification for Envita SC provides a much-needed solution for organic growers who may otherwise face a limited selection of products that help to ensure plant access to Nitrogen,” Ray Chyc, Azotic’s CEO, said in the release.
OMRI certification introduces Envita SC to one of the fastest growing segments in agriculture,” Tom Tregunno, in Azotic’s Global Business Development, said in the release. “Growers supplying bio-rational and organic products will now be able to take advantage of the many benefits of nitrogen fixation in a variety of crops and growing environments.”
Founded in 2012, Azotic is focused on the development and commercialization of technology which supports on-farm profitability and sustainability. Azotic works to introduce sustainable nitrogen-fixing technology to farmers across the globe. With offices in York, United Kingdom, Walnut Creek, California, and Guelph, Ontario, Azotic has taken more than 20 years of academic and field research to create the leading nitrogen-fixation product in the world, according to the release.