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IOIA/OMRI Livestock Inputs

May 17, 2012: 8:45 a.m.-12 PST, 9:45-1 MST, 10:45-2 CST, 11:45-3 EST

May 14, 2012: midnight – completion deadline for self study exercises

Enrollment: limited to 20. Available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

Participants in this essential session for the experienced livestock inspector or reviewer will:

1) Increase skills in what livestock inspectors should look for during inspections, and
2) Gain understanding of input assessment by examining how the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) reviews materials. ( OMRI will provide the technical expertise of Lindsay Fernandez-Salvador, OMRI Program Director, as lead presenter.

IOIA/OMRI Livestock Inputs is an intermediate level course geared for persons with an understanding of NOP Livestock standards and farm inspection or certification, preferably having completed an IOIA basic crop inspection course. The course is comprised of 3 components: self study, webinar, and evaluation. The self study component includes exercises that are completed and submitted to the Trainer in advance of the webinar and encourages participants to prepare and explore resources on the website applicable to crop assessment.  The webinar session consists of 2 parts, each 1.25 hours long with a break between. This component includes in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers. The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Participants will receive an individual subscription to OMRI (additional mailing costs may apply outside USA). If are interested in the course but have not completed a crop course, please contact IOIA before registering.

Scheduling: The course may require 2-4 hours to complete self study exercises in advance of the webinar (May 14th, 2012 deadline) and approximately 1-1 ½  hours to complete evaluation exercise after the webinar (May 22nd, 2012 deadline).

Certificate: Letter of Participation will be awarded to all who participate. Those who submit self study exercises by completion deadline and successfully complete a written post-assessment will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Cost: Until May 3rd, 2012 early discount price $250 for IOIA members or OMRI subscribers; $225 for IOIA member and OMRI subscriber; $275 for non-members/non-subscribers.
After May 3rd, 2012  - $300 for non-IOIA members/non-OMRI subscribers; $275 for IOIA member or OMRI subscriber; and $250 for IOIA member and OMRI subscriber.

To pay by check or by phone with credit card, contact IOIA at 406-436-2031.

To register for a session please complete the form below and you will receive your sign in information for this event after your payment has been processed.


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