This is the second webinar in the series of two. This session covers water testing, understanding what a water test means, remediation strategies, and post harvest water.
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Learn how to conduct pre-harvest assessments for wildlife and how to create appropriate buffer zones to prevent harvesting of contaminated produce.
Learn how to create and implement cleaning and sanitizing (C/S) schedules and how to deal with tough areas such as transportation and equipment.
How do manure and compost fit into a farm production system and how can they be managed to minimize cross contamination?
In this last module of Food Safety Fridays, we summarize the information in the preceding modules into a farm food safety plan.
This video will show what standards growers should follow while preparing post-harvest and wash/pack settings for a mock inspection.
This video will show what standards growers should follow while preparing pre-harvest settings for a mock inspection.
This video will show growers the adequate parameters agricultural water must meet for post-harvest activities as regulated under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR).
Carol Allen is an Agent Associate in Food Safety in the Department of Plant Science, University of Maryland. She grew up in the farm lands of upstate New York and currently resides adjacent to the Agricultural Reserve in Montgomery County, MD. She holds a Master’s degree in Plant Science with a concentration in plant pathology, plant virus, and integrated pest management. An earlier career in a...
FRESHFARM is a nonprofit that promotes sustainable agriculture and improves food access and equity in the Mid-Atlantic region. We operate producer-only farmers markets that provide vital economic opportunities to local farmers and food producers, pioneering food distribution programs that increase food access for low-income communities, and innovative food education that builds healthier...