There are many questions and concerns when it comes to both staying healthy and keeping your farm up and running in these uncertain times. Click the link below to find webinar recordings, guidance documents, and other resources that can help answer some of your questions and address issues you may be having on the farm.
APRIL 24, 2020 WEBINAR RECORDING
U-Pick and Farm Market Options for Small Growers in the Age of COVID-19
With U-Pick seasons
just around the corner, we know you have many questions! During this webinar, we provide information
and resources to help growers learn about current limitations to their
business model and how to adjust as needed.
For access to the recording of this webinar, fill out the form below and we will send you the link. As soon as they become available, a list of corresponding resources and Q&A document will be emailed to you as well.
Evaluating Hygienic Design
Chris Callahan of UVM Extension developed five key principles to consider when evaluating hygienic design on produce farms. This interactive video allows you to virtually walk around a piece of equipment to give you an in-depth look at these principles.
Figuring out how the FSMA Produce Safety Rule applies to your farm can be confusing. This interactive video will ask you a series of questions to determine if your farm is covered under the rule, excluded from the rule, or eligible for an exemption.
PSA Grower Training
The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course, offered by MSU Extension, is a standardized curriculum that provides a foundation of FSMA Produce Safety Rule information.
On-Farm Readiness Reviews
An On-Farm Readiness Review (OFRR) gives you the opportunity to walk through your operation with trained professionals and discuss what you can do on your farm to meet the Produce Safety Rule requirements.
There is a lot to learn when it comes produce safety. We keep our website updated with relevant videos, graphics, and other resources designed to help with every aspect of produce safety on the farm.
Funding for this website was made possible in part by the Food and Drug Administration through grant PAR-16-137. The views expressed in the posted materials do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does any mention of trade names, commercial practices or organization imply endorsement by the United States Government.