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The Transition Timeline (and Knowing the Rules)

Monday, November 26, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   

This workshop intends to initiate farmers to the expectation of an Organic Certification. The following subject will be presented and offer support to farmer newly involve in Organics;

  • Overview of the Canada Organic Regime (COR) and an Introduction to Canada Organic Standard (COS)
  • CGSB 32.310 General Principles and Management Standards
  • CGSB 32.311 Permitted Substances Lists
  • Organic Principles
  • Prohibited Substances
  • Organic Plan and Records
  • Handling; Organic Integrity
  • Transition Requirements
  • Land; Crop
  • Livestock
  • Special Crops - Apiculture & Maple
  • Application Process to Certification