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Free Organic Valley/PCO Member Meeting Focuses on Animal Health, Organic Standards

Please join Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative and Pennsylvania Certified Organic for the first in a series of 2015 regional member meetings. On Thursday February 12th CROPP/OV staff and PCO representatives will host an educational event at Folk Meeting House, 1711 Springs Rd. (Route 669) in Springs, PA. Social time will begin at 9am and the meeting will start at 9:30am. OV/CROPP members, PCO members, and other interested parties are welcome. The event includes lunch and snacks and ends at 2:30pm. 

Speakers/topcis include:
  • Peter Miller & Solomon Meyer from Organic Valley/CROPP on organic crop & dairy market opportunities
  • Paul Detloff, CROPP Staff Veterinarian and DVM on dairy herd health management
  • Lee Rinehart, along with members of the PCO Certification Team and Standards Committee on certification, standards and policies important to organic producers
  • Don Brubaker of the Fertrell Company on product lines and services
  • Jonathan Zeiset of Zeiset Ag Consulting & Sales on product lines and services
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For more information please contact OV/CROPP on the Farmer Hotline at 888-809-9297 or Lee Rinehart of PCO at 814-470-9734. 
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February 5, 4-6:30pm

PCO Winter Reception
Penn Stater Executive Suite
Join PCO members for light hors d’oeuvres at our Winter Special Reception during the PASA Conference. Meet new members, get to know the new faces on the PCO staff, and be a part of the energy as we unveil new and exciting programs for this year.

Free and open to the public. Please bring a friend! RSVP preferred but not required:
Phone: 814-422-0251 Email:

For a full listing of events, visit the PCO online calendar.


PCO-Certified Organic Hay for sale, dairy or dry cow grade, some bedding, tested and priced per test. Dry shelled corn for sale. Provident Farms. 470-772-6095. Tioga County.

PCO-Certified Organic Baleage. All 3x3x6 bales: alf/grass 1st cutting baleage, alf/grass 4th cutting bale age. John Dietz. 424-1228. York County.

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A Warm Welcome to our New December Certified Members

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Jacob Lapp
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David Weaver
Chris Yoder
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