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

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

This webinar focuses on the recordkeeping requirements for dry matter intake (DMI) during the grazing season, pasture access, and feed records needed for the on-site inspection and certification. The presenters will demonstrate examples of recordkeeping for organic ruminant operations and discuss how to avoid common recordkeeping pitfalls that can impact compliance. Using examples from both small and large dairies, this webinar will help attendees: Understand the organic pasture rule and how to sufficiently record the grazing season to ensure smooth…

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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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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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