Organic Dairy Compliance Course Now Available

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Organic Dairy Compliance Course
Now Available

A new course on Organic Dairy Compliance is now available in the free, online Organic Integrity Learning Center. The course provides an overview of the USDA organic livestock standards with a special focus on dairy operations. Target audiences include certifiers, inspectors and reviewers who assess organic dairies for compliance with the USDA organic regulations, as well organic livestock and dairy operations interested in gaining a better understanding of the federal requirements.

Course lessons include:

  • Livestock Requirements Refresher
  • Defining the Grazing Season
  • Discontinuous Grazing and Confinement
  • Best Practices for Inspecting Dairy Operations

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About the Organic Integrity Learning Center

The online training, available 24/7 through the Organic Integrity Learning Center, is designed to continually reinforce consistent application of the federal regulations by accredited certifiers. The Learning Center supports professional development and continuing education for organic professionals working around the world to ensure producer and consumer confidence in the integrity of USDA organic certification.

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2019 National List Sunset Review
Notice Published

A Federal Register Notice announcing the 2019 National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances Sunset Review is now available. The Sunset process allows for regular review of the National List by the National Organic Standards Board and USDA. The substances included will keep their current status as allowed or prohibited in organic production and handling. Removal of five other substances from the National List are currently under review by USDA.

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