Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training at
2024 Ag Trades Show
Registration closes on January 4
Earn 3 pesticide credits and a certificate of completion
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The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in partnership with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) will offer a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training on Thursday, January 11, 2024, from 8:30am to 5:30pm.
This course, open to all Maine fruit and vegetable growers, will provide a foundation of produce farm food safety best practices, introduction to the FSMA Produce Safety Rule regulation, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan required for Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) audits. This course is one way farms subject to the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule can meet the requirement for at least one person on the farm to have produce food safety training.
The class is being offered at the Maine Agricultural Trades Show in Augusta for $30, which includes breakfast and lunch. (The course fee is typically $200.)
Participants must be 14 years and older to receive the certificate of completion.
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Please share this continuing education opportunity with Maine fruit and vegetable farms and growers.