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Changes to the 2020 Organic Standards

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Comments on the Organic Standards are due September 30th and OCO wants to be sure you know what the proposed changes mean for you.

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The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) has released the draft version of the revised Canadian Organic Standards. Public comments will be accepted until September 30, 2019. But how do these changes really affect organic farms and businesses? Join our panel of experts to find out more about what changes are being made and how they will impact you.

Rough Agenda:

12:00pm - Introduction and Welcome (Carolyn Young)

12:05pm - Overview of the Standards Review Process to Date

12:10pm - Update on Crops and Parallel Production (Rob Wallbridge)

12:20pm - Update on Livestock Issues - Ruminant, Pork, Poultry (Joel Aitken)

12:30pm - Update on Greenhouse and Container Working Group (Norm Hanson)

12:40pm - Update on Crop Inputs (Simon Jacques)

12:50pm - Preparation Updates (Rochelle Eisen)

1:00pm - Update on PSL Livestock, GE Vaccines and Amino Acids

1:10pm - Summary of comments received to date, next steps and next review

1:20pm - Question and Answer

1:40pm - Wrap Up

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