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AnnouncementMarch 29, 2012

The National Organic Program would like to announce changes to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) spring 2012 meeting and summer internship opportunities. 

Changes to NOSB Spring 2012 Meeting 

As we prepare for the spring 2012 NOSB meeting, we would like to inform you that the meeting has been pushed back one day:  

May 22-25, 2012
May 22-24: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
May 25: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town

800 Rio Grande Boulevard, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

The structure of the meeting and how public comments will be scheduled is changing. Therefore, if you are not planning to attend the entire meeting, we recommend that you wait to make your travel plans.  

In early April, we will send an NOP Organic Insider message with links to:  

  • View tentative agenda
  • View NOSB committee proposals
  • View Federal Register notice  
  • Submit written public comments 
  • Register to provide in-person comments   
NOP Summer Internship Opportunities

Know a student or recent grad interested in a summer internship with the NOP? The following opportunities are available: 

About the National Organic Program (NOP)

The NOP facilitates trade and ensures integrity of organic agricultural products by consistently implementing organic standards and enforcing compliance with the regulations throughout the world. Learn more.

About the NOP Organic Insider

The NOP Organic Insider informs the organic community on a wide range of NOP functions, including organic standards, accreditation and international activities, compliance and enforcement, the National Organic Standards Board, training events, and the Cost Share program.


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