Organic Egg Farmers of America

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8th Annual Symposium

Tuesday, March 13 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Location: TBD

Registration:  Free for OEFA members | $100/person (available onsite)

The Organic Egg Farmers of America (unincorporated association) will hold its 8th annual Organic Egg Symposium at the Minneapolis Convention Center, prior to the MPF Convention, March 13. The organization will bring in a number of industry experts to touch on an assortment of topics relating to organic egg production.

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9:00     Welcome, Matt O’Hayer, President, Organic Egg Farmers of America, UA

9:15 – 10:00    Organic Trade Association update, Nate Lewis

10:00 – 10:30  Writing and Maintaining a solid Farm Plan – Elizabeth Van Loo, NICS

10:30 – 10:45   Break

10:45 – 12:00   Humane Care and Standards for Egg Layers,  Adele Douglass, HFAC and Liz Fry, Whole Foods Market

12:00 – 1:00    Lunch on your own

1:00 – 1:30      FDA SE Prevention update – Dr. Gerry Ramirez, FDA

1:30 – 2:45      Best Practices for the modern organic laying hen – Dr. Neil O’Sullivan, Hyline

2:45 – 3:00      Break

3:00 – 3:45      Diagnosing and Organic Management of Common Layer Diseases, Dr. Yuko Sato, Iowa State University

3:45 – 4:30      Ventilation Management in Floor Birds with Maximum Outdoor Access, Dr. Morgan Hayes, University of Kentucky

4:30 – 5:00      OEFA Annual Meeting

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