Category Archives: Organic Standards

Standards Interpretation Committee Comment Period (July 4 – August 4, 2016)

From the Organic Federation of Canada: Standards Interpretation Committee: Questions and Answers Regarding National Standards for Organic Agriculture Below are proposed answers to questions, raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture. The proposed responses are subject to a … Continue reading

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Standards Interpretation Committee: New comment period March 7-April 7, 2016

From the Organic Federation of Canada: Below are proposed answers to questions, raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture. The proposed responses are subject to a 30 day comment period. All comments regarding these answers should … Continue reading

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Changes to The Canadian Organic Standards – An Essential Update

The Canadian Organic Growers (COG) will be hosting a second round of webinars in February to bring people up to speed on the changes to the Canadian Organic Standards: “The revised Canadian Organic Standards were released Wednesday, November 25, 2015. … Continue reading

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Revision of the Canadian Organic Standards

The revised Canadian Organic Standards are now available as a free download on the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) website.  Standards revision took place from 2013-2015 and included updates to: NSC CAN/CGSB 32.310, Organic Production Systems – General principles and … Continue reading

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Canadian Organic Standards Review – Final Version Now Available

The final versions of the Canadian Organic Standards are now available on the Organic Federation of Canada (OFC) website: General principles and management standards: CAN/CGSB-32.310 – Sept. 2015 http://organicfederation.ca/sites/documents/0032-0310-000-EN-NE0-0016%20sept%202015_0.pdf Permitted substances lists: CAN/CGSB-32.311 – Sept. 2015 http://organicfederation.ca/sites/documents/0032-0311-000-EN-NE0-0016%20sept%202015.pdf According to the OFC, the … Continue reading

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Welcome to ONorganic!

A blog about Ontario organic producers This blog replaces the ON Organic newsletter, produced by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). This blog aims to help organic farmers keep up-to-date on numerous issues, sources of information, … Continue reading

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