This month's podcast features Eligio Larraga with the Michigan Farm Bureau and Jordan DeVries, a Michigan Produce Safety Technician. In this episode, Eligio and Jordan sit down and discuss produce safety training for H-2A workers.
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Whether it's mice, rats, birds, or rabbits, many growers struggle with managing pests on the farm. In this episode, Phil Tocco, a Produce Safety Educator with MSU Extension, and Emily Hale, a Produce Safety Technician with the Blue Water Conservation District, give some advice on how to keep these pests under control.
This episode features Lori Yelton, Nutrition and Food Management Consultant with MDARD, Mary Rose Vanas, Food Service Director for Shelby Public Schools, Landen Tetil, Produce Safety Technician with the Marquette County Conversation District, and Mariel Borgman, Community Food Systems Educator with MSU Extension. They discuss the value farm to school has on the community, and provide their own...
This episode features Erin Caudell, a farmer in Flint Michigan and owner of a grocery store known as The Local Grocer, and Micah Hutchinson, a Produce Safety Technician with the Genesee Conservation District. They discuss both the benefits and challenges that are unique to urban agriculture, along with how produce safety may differ on urban farms.
Edible Crops, Sustainable Agriculture & Farm Food Safety Extension University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences Hawaii County Cooperative Extension
This resource is an add-on supplement to the PSA Grower Training that helps farmers understand if they are covered under the Produce Safety Rule and if they qualify for any exemptions.
This flip chart provides farm food safety tips in both English and Creole for onfarm training of fresh produce handlers.
An introduction on the importance of cleaning and sanitation of food contact surfaces in food processing plants.
Publication that compares USDA Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices (GAP/GHP) Audit Program Standards and the FDA Produce Safety Rule for small, mid-sized, and diversified fruit and vegetable farmers. This resource is available in Spanish and English.