Approved Inputs

Inputs accepted for use in Demeter farms

External inputs can be used on Demeter farms only with an official acceptance from the Demeter Certification Office (DCO) of the BDAI.

The DCO has a procedure in place to verify an input to find out whether the input is acceptable for use in Demeter farms. Once the input has been reviewed and accepted, it can be used on the farm.

In order to apply for input verification, please write to

Below is a list of inputs that have been verified and accepted for use in Demeter farms.

Note for Input manufacturers:

Input manufacturers can apply for input acceptance to the Demeter office at Once the input has been approved, the term “accepted for use in Demeter farms” may be used on the labels of the accepted inputs. Without a formal acceptance, the input manufacturers are not entitled to use this term on the labels, even if the input is part of the list below.