Guidelines

The Tettnang hops undergo "integrated and controlled" production. The integrated production speaks for products of particularly superior quality. The Tettnang hops are then marketed under the "Guaranteed Quality from Baden-Württemberg" label.

 

 

Guidelines for the integrated and controlled cultivation for use of the Baden-Württemberg seal of quality "Guaranteed Quality with Statement of Origin"

 

 Overview and minimum requirements for hops

Subject

lfd. Nr.

Measures

 

1. Legal requirements

1.Cultivation and land use

1.1.1

Agricultural land use with good, competent practice (§ 17 Federal land protection regulations )

0

1.1.2

Agricultural land use observing the regulations of SchALVO (applicable only in water protection areas)

0

2.Fertilising

1.2.1

Application of fertilisers with good, competent practice (Fertiliser regulations § 1a)

0

3.Plant protection

1.3.1

Competent handling of plant protection substances  (plant protection regulations § 10)

0

1.3.2

Regular plant protection equipment inspections (plant protection substances regulations  § 7)

0

1.3.3

Use of permitted plant protection substances  (plant protection regulations § 6a)

0

1.3.4

Correct keeping and storage of plant protection substances (hazardous substances regulations § 24)

0

2. Additional requirements of the seal of quality

1. Cultivation and land use

2.1.1

Layout, maintenance and care of natural structural elements

x

2.1.2

Natural greening or green manure crop for nitrate binding (MEKA E3)

x

2.1.3

Irrigation according to crop needs (if available)

x

2.Choice of type and seed

2.2.1

Exclusion of genetically modified species

x

3.Fertilising

2.3.1

No introduction of silage or fertiser containing silage into the concern

x

2.3.2

Regular soil analyses for die basic nutrition and nitrate fertilising

x

4.Plant protection

2.4.1

Plant protection on recommendation (prognosis model, recognised consulting facility, damage threshold)

x

2.4.2

Spot treatment or total exclusion of herbicide

x

2.4.3

Use of low loss plant protection equipment

x

2.4.4

Margin with additional access paths or maximum of 4 plant rows

x

2.4.5

Defoliation as a phytosanitary measure

x

5. Documentation

2.5.1

Documentation on management measures relevant to the environment

x

6.Storage

2.6.1

Qualified picking, drying and conditioning

x

 

Mandatory

Total mandatory measures

7(1)

 

Facultative

Total facultative measures

5

0

Legal requirements

Sum of all measures

12(1)

x

Requirements for the seal of quality

Minimum measures for use of the seal of quality

9(1)

 

 

 

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