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June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Organic Specialty Fertilizers

Panelists will define what is an organic specialty fertilizer and uncover their origins before being processed into on-farm inputs. The webinar will explore a range of different materials — feather meal, guano, and blood meal to name a few — and provide context (and metrics) to understand the sustainability of different specialty fertilizer options (not manure or compost) for your farm operation. This webinar is presented in partnership with the USDA NRCS Science and Technology. Registration coming soon. See the…

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

Organic Hemp

Organic growers and manufacturers across the U.S. are turning to certified organic hemp production to bring new (and exciting) products to market. This webinar will share stories from farmers, processors and retailers around the legal do’s and don’ts as well as opportunities for organic hemp. Participants will discuss the opportunities and barriers for succeeding in the emerging organic hemp market. REGISTER TODAY

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

Demystifying Pasture, Feed, and Dry Matter Intake (DMI) Records: Tips and Tricks to Avoid Compliance Concerns

This webinar focuses on the record keeping requirements for dry matter intake (DMI) during the grazing season, pasture access, and feed records required for the on-site inspection and certification. The presenters will demonstrate examples of record keeping for organic ruminant operations and also discuss common pitfalls to avoid with records that can impact compliance. Understand the organic pasture rule and how to sufficiently record the grazing season to ensure smooth audits at inspection. Learn how to track and calculate DMI…

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

Water Conservation in Organic Production

Panelists will explore model practices and techniques for organic producers to conserve water in farm production. The requirement to conserve natural resources is a big opportunity to increase sustainability and support on-farm viability around water usage on organic farms. From protecting local watersheds to building soil health that increases water retention, organic farms are leading conservationists for fresh water in the U.S. Learn from panelists about how to decrease water needs, increase waterway protection, and avoid contamination from irrigation sources.…

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November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Social Equity and Sustainable Food

Join Oregon Tilth to learn about our work to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in everyday practices and programs. In addition, we will feature panelists from our 2018-2019 Social Investment Project, sharing their unique on-the-ground efforts to combat social equity issues from Detroit to Northwest Mexico. REGISTER NOW

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

Organic Hop Production

This webinar will examine the opportunities and challenges behind organic hop production, a growing demand for the micro-brewery renaissance evolving across the U.S. Organic hops provide growers with another crop to diversify production, and panelists will discuss cost challenges before and ongoing through production, production requirements, pest and disease pressures, and end processor needs. Production will be examined through the lens of conservation, offering insight into producing hops that also preserve soil and water health, while increasing biodiversity. This webinar…

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