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Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

On Farm Produce Safety Training - Kirksville

When:  Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
503 E. Northtown Road, Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Who Should Attend: Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs). The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in ยง 112.22 that requires "At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.". Participants will learn about produce safety practices and key parts of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule as outlined within each of seven modules. There will be time for questions so participants should come prepared to share experiences during discussions in each of these areas: ? Introduction to Produce Safety ? Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training ? Soil Amendments ? Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use ? Agricultural Water (Production and Postharvest) ? Postharvest Handling and Sanitation ? How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan In order to receive the AFDO certificate, participants must attend all seven modules. more...

Registration:

The cost is $50.00 per participant. You can register online or you can call the University of Missouri Extension office in Adair County at 660-665-9866. more...

Registration
deadline:

11/10/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Ralls County
phone: 573-985-3911