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Webinar Season for Fall and Winter
CCA Credits Now Available
CCOF Marketing Webinar
USDA NOP Program News
Announcing the Fall-Winter eOrganic Webinar Season
Attend an eOrganic webinar and learn about the latest developments in organic farming and research. This year, we're excited to bring you many new webinars on topics such as flooding and organic certification, plant breeding, growing transplants, food safety, dairy production and more. We'll be adding many new webinars throughout the fall and winter, but you can view the first ones in our current schedule, register for webinars, and view all our recorded presentations at http://www.extension.org/pages/25242
Registration is open on the following webinars:
Flooding and Organic Certification
How to Breed for Organic Production Systems
Plan for Marketing Your Organic Products
Root Media and Fertility Managment for Organic Transplants
Tracking your Produce – For Your Business and Heath
Starting Up Small-Scale Organic Hops Production
Certified Crop Adviser Credits from Webinars Now Offered
eOrganic has received approval to offer several of our recorded webinars for CCA Continuing Education Credits. To receive credit for watching these webinars, register at the eXtension.org campus website. A processing fee of $25.00 will be charged when you register. In the class, you will be given a link to the recorded webinar and asked to take an exam and fill out a questionnaire. Notice of your successful completion of the course will be sent to the CCA within 30 days. If you have questions about this process, please contact Alice Formiga at firstname.lastname@example.org The following 2 webinars are currently available as a CCA credit course:
A Novel Strategy for Soil Borne Disease Management
Integrated Pest Management in Organic Field Crops
California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) Offers Marketing Webinar
Speaking of webinars, CCOF is offering their popular Marketing 101 webinar again on September 28 at 9AM Pacific Time. Find out more information and register at http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=222258
USDA National Organic Program News
TThe NOP recently issued their Summer 2011 newsletter, which contains information on their activities in the following areas:
National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances
Organic Compliance and Enforcement
Ethylene Gas for Regulation of Pineapple Flowering
United States-Canada Equivalency Arrangement
2010-2012 Strategic Plan
Organic Poultry Market Reports
USDA Financial Assistance Programs
California State Organic Program
Program Handbook Updat
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