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Oasis Hotel, 2546 North Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65803

This course is a 4 hour abbreviated training session that will teach fruit and vegetable growers the core principles of produce safety, the new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety rule. Attendees will also receive free water testing after the workshop.

Who should attend:
Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety and the FSMA Produce Safety Rule. Note that attending this course will NOT meet the training requirements of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule

Topics to be covered:

  • Produce Safety Basics
    • Worker Hygiene
    • Soil Amendments
    • Wildlife and animals
    • Agricultural water
    • Postharvest handling
  • FSMA requirements and exemptions
  • Water sampling and testing

Registration: Register online
Cost is $15/person which includes lunch and free post-workshop water testing.

Registration can be done online at www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/index.html or print the registration form and bring it/mail it with payment (checks made out to Kansas State Research and Extension) to 22201 W Innovation Dr, Olathe, KS 66061.
Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be available up to 7 days before the event.
If you do not enter a valid e-mail address, you will not receive a confirmation of your registration.

More information on this and other MU/KSU Extension Produce Safety workshops, including workshops meeting FSMA produce safety rule training requirements are at: www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/index.html

Want to make $100 for your participation?
KSU, MU, and LU are in need of farms to volunteer for on-farm assessment both before and after the course. This assessment information will be used ONLY by KSU, MU and LU to improve the effectiveness of our training and will not be shared with regulatory bodies. Please let us know if you are interested.

For more information, contact:

Londa Nwadike, KSU/MU Extension Food Safety Specialist
22201 W Innovation Dr, Olathe, KS 66061
Tel: 913 307-7391
105 E 5th St, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64016
Tel: 816 482- 5850
Email: lnwadike@ksu.edu

More information on this and other MU/KSU Extension Produce Safety workshops, including workshops meeting FSMA produce safety rule training requirements are at: www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/index.html

This workshop is supported by a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Food Safety Outreach Grant

KSRE is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. If you have special requirements due to physical, visual, or hearing disability, please contact Londa Nwadike at lnwadike@ksu.edu

The half-day workshops sponsored by K-State, University of Missouri, Lincoln University, the Kansas Beginning Farmers Coalition, Kansas Farmers Union, and the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

Separate full-day trainings are planned in several locations in Missouri and Kansas which will meet the training requirements of the FSMA. They are sponsored by the same groups as above, as well as the Missouri Department of Agriculture.

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