Organic Online Training

Monday, 14 Jun 2021 00:00 – Wednesday, 16 Jun 2021 23:59
This event is online
Join our Organic Team and guest presenter Luis Brenes to gain an in-depth understanding of Organic Crop and Process Standards under the guidance of the National Organic Program regulations for fresh produce. This course is broken up into 6 days with 4 hours of training per day. Each week is broken down into Crop and Process standards.

Course Objectives

  • To know the basic elements of the certification process and its international regulatory framework

  • Identify the main elements of the USDA NOP organic crop standard including requirements for management plan, terrain, fertility management, planting material, rotation, phytosanitary management and records.

  • Are able to explain the organic control points that must be established on a farm to prevent risks of contamination and mixing.

  • The criteria for the approval of organic inputs for the production of organic crops and the post-harvest of fresh agricultural products.

  • Are able to explain the mandatory and optional elements in a product label to the final consumer or in a label for transport and wholesale marketing.

Week 1
June 7th-9th, 2021
Monday - Wednesday 
8am - 12pm PST
Week 2
June 14th-16th
Monday - Wednesday
8am - 12pm PST
Registration & Details

All training courses may be refunded for the original purchase price 21 days or more before the start of the course. Courses are subject to cancellation and changes due to low enrollment, unforeseen weather conditions, instructor emergency cancellation, etc.