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WI Seminar - The Challenges Facing EU-U.S. Organic Trade

The European Union, the Organic Trade Association, and Organic Valley invite you to a round table discussion on EU and U.S. organic production. Join us to discuss the challenges facing the organic sector in Europe and America; to ensure the quality of our products and how the controls are implemented for the benefit of consumers.

Welcome address by Sheila Harsdorf, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (invited) followed by a round table featuring:

• Nicolas Verlet, Director for Organics, Department of Agriculture, European Union

Date: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 09:30 to 13:00

PA Seminar - The Challenges Facing EU-U.S. Organic Trade

The European Union, the Organic Trade Association, Pennsylvania Certified Organic, and PASA, a Pennsylvania-based Sustainable Agriculture Association invite you to a round table discussion on EU and U.S. organic production. Join us to discuss the challenges facing the organic sector in Europe and America; to ensure the quality of our products and how the controls are implemented for the benefit of consumers. The event will conclude with an organic lunch. 

Date: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 09:30 to 13:00

American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) Policy & Leadership Development Conference

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) Policy & Leadership Development Conference will be taking place June 9-13, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 

Education, debate and advocacy are on the agenda each June at ASTA's annual conference. Attendees focus on science and policy issues related to the development and free movement of quality seed worldwide. Review the full conference agenda here. 

Date: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 08:00 to Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 17:00

Consumer Federation of America’s 41st Annual National Food Policy Conference

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) is an association of non-profit consumer organizations that was established in 1968 to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy, and education. For 41 years, the National Food Policy Conference has been a Washington institution and a unique collaboration between consumer advocates, the food industry and government.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 08:00 to Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:30

OTA sues USDA to defend organic

In Brief: Organic Livestock + Poultry Practices Rule

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  • The continued success of the organic sector demands that organic standards be robust, consistent and clear in order to stay meaningful.

Farmers Advisory Council Fly-In

The Organic Trade Association’s Farmers Advisory Council (FAC) is organizing a farmer fly-in scheduled for November 28-30.  FAC’s goal during this event is to meet with members of the Senate and House Ag Committee to discuss the upcoming Farm Bill.  Meetings are also expected to be scheduled with USDA, White House, and other DC-based Ag groups to discuss issues of concern to organic farmers.

For more information contact Allison Rice, Engagement Coordinator. 

Date: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 08:00 to Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 17:00

EcoFarm Conference

The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to nurture safe, healthy, just, and ecologically sustainable farms, food systems, and communities by bringing people together for education, alliance building, advocacy, and celebration. EcoFarm Conference features over 70 workshops, intensives, keynote speakers, an exhibitor marketplace, seed swap, awards banquet, live entertainment, mixers, and organic culinary fare.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 08:00 to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 17:00

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