Webinars

Previous Webinars:

Advocating for Organic

Feb 18, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Host: Patty Lovera

Advocating for Organic
How can we get Congress to support organic farmers? Learn how to make your voice heard in the legislative process during this webinar about how to lobby your elected officials. Get ready for meetings with your members of Congress in Washington, DC or at home in their district offices. We’ll cover how to schedule a meeting, what to bring, what to say, and how to create ongoing communication with elected officials.

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How Corn and Soy Imports Impact US Production

Feb 13, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Host: John Bobbe

Fraudulent imports have been undercutting our U.S. organic farmers. U.S. organic farmers and consumers deserve better protection from our government. Join us for an overview of  US organic corn and soy production and how imports affect these crops, along with insight on fraudulent imports over the last 5-years.

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The Debate on Hydroponics in Organic

Jan 9, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Host: Dave Chapman

Hydroponics, or a method of farming without soil, are changing farming as we know it. So, where do these water-based farms fit into organic farming? Generate an insight on the timeline of the organic hydroponics debate and see the impact on US growers.

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The Organic Dairy Crisis 

Dec 13, 2019 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Host: Mark McAfee and Ed Maltby

We have an Organic Dairy Crisis on our hands. Learn more about the failure in both Pasture Rule and the Origin of Livestock and how these are impacting our organic dairy farms. See why we need to put pressure on the National Organic Program.

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Immigration Reforms Effects on Organic Farming

Nov 7, 2019 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Host: David Runsten

Immigrants have been critical to meeting the agricultural labor demand. In this webinar, David Runsten will be giving updates on immigration reforms, such as the H2A temporary agricultural program for guestworkers, and the way they affect organic farming. Tune in to learn more about the proposal OFA is supporting.

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