If your farm or association is interested in learning more about the Produce Safety Rule and how the Georgia Department of Agriculture may work with farmers, please contact the Georgia Produce Safety Education and Outreach Coordinator, David Woods at (David.Woods@agr.georgia.gov).
The Georgia Produce Safety Program has a number of training and outreach materials available free of charge to all interested farmers or consumers. Upcoming Trainings:
Training for Farmers and Growers on Produce Safety Rules
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This is one-day workshop being offered to produce growers. The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act). The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Individuals who participate in this course are expected to gain a basic understanding of the Produce Safety Rule
You will receive a confirmation email with a URL.
Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training
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Produce Safety Resources
Fruit and Vegetable Food Safety Training Video for Field Employees