December 14 & 16, 2022: 200 Level Livestock Feed Audits - Grazing and Non Grazing Season

Start Date: December 14 2022
End Date: December 16 2022
Non member Price: $325

Course Description

This webinar will be given in two sessions, on two dates, each session if 2 ½ hours long. The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

Enrollment is limited to 20. 

About the Webinar:

The Livestock Feed Audits webinar training course will include organic certification requirements to the NOP Standards. This course will specifically cover topics to prepare webinar participants to evaluate organic certification requirements for ruminant and non-ruminant livestock operations This course is geared for inspectors, reviewers and organic program managers with an understanding of livestock inspection and review. 

Participants must have approval from IOIA to sign up for this webinar course if they have not completed the Basic IOIA Livestock Inspection course and or the 100-level Livestock Standards Webinar.

The webinar will be presented by experienced organic inspector and IOIA Trainer Nate-Powell-Palm.

Cost for the Webinar:  

$325 for non-members
$300 for IOIA Members

To Register and Pay: 

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4719164804883413261

The course is comprised of 4 components:  self-study pre-webinar, mid-webinar exercises, the webinar, and an exam. The self-study components include exercises that are completed and submitted for grading. The pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments are designed to encourage participants to prepare and explore resources on the NOP website applicable to organic crop standards. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers.  The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Assignments:

Pre-Webinar due 12:00 noon (Pacific) December 9, 2022
Mid-Webinar due 12:00 noon (Pacific) December 15, 2022
Final Exam due 11:55 p.m. (Pacific) December 23, 2022

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

The course may require 2-4 hours to complete the self-study pre-webinar exercises in advance of the webinar, and 1 ½ hours to complete the mid-webinar assignment and approximately 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar. 

Schedule

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)

End Time: 11:30 a.m. (Pacific)

Requirements

Certificates:  Participants who meet minimum requirements will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion. 

Letters of Participation:  Students who attend but opt out of assignments and the exam, or fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation to document their attendance.