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July 1, 2014

Webinar to Help Veterinarians, Farmers, and Livestock Professionals Understand Organic Livestock Standards
     
On Thursday, July 10 at 1 p.m., the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) will offer an 90 minute webinar, "NOP Livestock Standards," introducing the National Organic Program (NOP) standards, with a special emphasis on livestock standards.

Gain a better understanding of the history and meaning of organic, the certification process, and the standards governing organic crop and livestock production.
    
Come prepared to learn, having completed a brief, pre-course self-study assignment prior to the webinar. Be ready to engage in livestock discussion and examine real-world examples facing producers, veterinarians, and certifiers each day.
  
The session is being led by OEFFA Certification's Julia Barton and is geared toward veterinarians, Extension educators, farmers, and other animal health professionals who work with certified organic livestock.
  
There is no cost to attend the webinar, but pre-registration is required. To register, click here.
 
Veterinary Continuing Education (CE) credits will be granted on an “hour for hour” basis.

This event is part of an educational livestock health series offered by Veterinary Extension at The Ohio State University and OEFFA. For more information about the series or to see other scheduled events, click here, call (614) 421-2022 Ext. 209, or email education@oeffa.org.

This series is made possible with funding from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education’s (NCR-SARE) Professional Development Program.

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association

41 Croswell Rd., Columbus OH 43214

(614) 421-2022   www.oeffa.org

OEFFA

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