Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Food Safety - Field to Market Workshop March 22

The workshop is from 1:00 to 4:00pm on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Missouri State University's Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove, MO.  The workshop will take place in Faurot Hall 102.

Topics to be covered:
  • What is Food Safety
  • Importance of Food Safety 
  • State Regulations for Selling to the public
  • Food Safety Concerns in the Field:  Field preparation & planting, manure usage & crop cultural guidelines
  •  Irrigation Methods and Associated Issues
  • Harvest and Post-Harvest Safety
  • Food Safety- Field to Market
  • GAP - Good Agriculture Practices on the farm
Russell Lilly, Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
Patrick Byers, Horticulturist, University of Missouri Extension, Greene County
Tony Bratsch, Horticulturist, University of Missouri Extension, Phelps County
John Avery, Fruit Grower Advisor, Missouri State University

Participants who complete the workshop will receive a certificate of completion and a laminated sign for display at their market stand.

Hosted by Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station Mountain Grove, Missouri

There is no fee, but please call 417 547-7533 or e-mail PMayer@Missouristate.edu to register if possible.  Walk-ins are welcome. 

Directions:  From Hwy 60, take second Mtn. Grove exit (Hwy 95). Turn north, go past Wal-Mart. Take next right (Red Spring Rd).  9740 Red Spring Rd. Mtn. Grove, Mo

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