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March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Organic Agriculture in the 2018 Farm Bill

Federal policy plays a critical role in supporting organic production systems. Later this year, Congress intends to pass the next Farm Bill, which will shape agricultural policy and investments for the next five years. Now is the time to focus on how to defend and strengthen key programs and policies that benefit organic producers. This webinar will provide updates from Washington, D.C. and dig into policies ranging from working lands conservation and crop insurance to research trade oversight and certification…

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April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Promoting Beneficial Insects in Vineyards for Conservation Biological Control

Vineyards are a rapidly expanding specialty crop industry across the U.S., and they represent an easy entry point for the adoption of conservation biological control (natural or ecological pest management). In this webinar, learn about the needs of beneficial insects that provide conservation biological control and how conservation practices such as cover crops, flowering field borders, rotational grazing and more can sustain natural pest management. This webinar is presented in partnership with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) –…

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May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Product Composition and Labeling: 100% Organic and Organic

Learn about the composition and labeling requirements of the National Organic Program (NOP) for farmers, processors and handlers. This webinar is the first part of a two-part series. Part one will explore the resources necessary for producing and representing products compliant to the 100% Organic and Organic categories of the NOP. These resources include the NOP standard, NOP handbook, Oregon Tilth compliance tools and interpretation of the resources as they apply to the topic. Examples of what will be covered…

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May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm |

Oregon Tilth Board Meeting

The Oregon Tilth Board of Directors is comprised of several individuals who are dedicated to environmentally sound and socially equitable agriculture. Each individual Board member brings a unique and qualified voice in leading our organization.

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July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Veterinarians on Organic Farms

This session will explore the vital role that veterinarians play on organic farms. We will briefly discuss organic animal health standards, then dive into recordkeeping and methods for communicating with certifiers to maintain compliance, especially in emergency situations. A guest veterinarian will talk about the health issues encountered on organic farms and examples of successful approaches on how to deal with them. We will end with a question and answer period. This session is not intended to diagnose individual diseases…

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August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Benefits of Agroforestry in Transitioning and Organic Systems

Agroforestry can increase soil health, agroecosystem biodiversity, soil and total organic carbon, nectar/pollen/resin resources, reduces soil disturbance, increasing opportunities for agroforestry can reduce economic and ecosystem risks. This webinar will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with integrating trees and shrubs into conventional and organic forests/farms in North America and the Pacific Islands.

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September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Protecting Organic Integrity: OTCO Practices and Policies that Protect Integrity Through the Supply Chain

Integrity within the organic system starts on the farm and follows through the entire supply chain. From farmers, processors, brokers, inspectors and certifiers we all play a critical role in ensuring that organic integrity is upheld in order to bring organic products to market. Join this webinar to learn about global and national initiatives in protecting organic integrity as well as what OTCO is currently doing and steps we are working towards to ensure that confidence in organic remains strong.…

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September 21 - 22, 2018 |

Oregon Tilth Board Meeting

The Oregon Tilth Board of Directors is comprised of several individuals who are dedicated to environmentally sound and socially equitable agriculture. Each individual Board member brings a unique and qualified voice in leading our organization.

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October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Benefits of Intercropping in Organic Systems

Intercropping can reduce tillage, increase opportunities to include cover crops in a rotation and can help with pest management. This webinar will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with intercropping in organic production.

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November 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm |

Oregon Tilth Board Meeting

The Oregon Tilth Board of Directors is comprised of several individuals who are dedicated to environmentally sound and socially equitable agriculture. Each individual Board member brings a unique and qualified voice in leading our organization.

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