IOIA Onsite Training Schedule

Due to the pandemic, we have shifted our spring and summer courses to a Live Online format. Please see our Live Online schedule for information. We are hoping to be able to offer the courses below in late fall but it will remain to be seen whether this is possible. As soon as we know, the information will be posted here.

October 5 - 9, Saco, Maine
Basic Crop and Processing Inspection Training
This training has been postponed to May 2021.

November 2-13, Farmington, Minnesota
Basic Crop and Processing Inspection Training

This training has been postponed to October 2021.

November 4, 2020 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA
Advanced Organic Inspector Training

This training has been postponed to 2021.



September 15 - 18, Tokyo, Japan
Basic Organic Farm Course


IOIA and JOIA will cosponsor a 4-day Basic Organic Farm Inspection Training using JAS Standards as a reference. The course will be held at Waseda Hoshien, Tokyo, Japan. The training language will be Japanese. The IOIA trainers will be Mutsumi Sakuyoshi and Yutaka Maruyama. Please contact JOIA for more information about this training.    E-Mail: info@joia-organic.com 
Note: Mutsumi will answer questions about COVID-19 directly if interested participants in Japan have any concerns.


October 5 - 9, Saco, Maine  This training has been postponed to 2021.
Basic Crop and Processing Inspection Training

IOIA and MOFGA Organic Certification Services will cosponsor basic Crop and Processing trainings at Ferry Beach Retreat & Conference Center in Saco, Maine. Details will be posted as they become available.


November 2-13, Farmington, Minnesota This training has been postponed to 2021.
Basic Crop and Livestock Training

IOIA will cosponsor basic Crop and Livestock Inspection training at Mt. Olivet Conference and Retreat in rural Farmington. Basic Crop training is scheduled November 2-6 and Livestock training will follow November 9-13. Registration will be open in August. Please check here frequently for updates; the feasibility of this training depends on the Covid-19 situation. The trainings may be moved forward into 2021.


November 4, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA This training has been postponed to 2021.
Advanced Organic Inspector Training

IOIA will sponsor Advanced Inspector Training in conjunction with the Organic Connections Trade Show & Conference at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon.