Sunday, December 5, 2010

Food Safety-from Field to Market

Food Safety – from Field to Market
1 to 4 pm on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at
Missouri State University
Fruit Experiment Station
Mtn. Grove, Mo
Faurot Hall 102

Topics to be covered:
  • 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
Presenters: Russell Lilly, Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services

John Avery, State Fruit Experiment Station Fruit Grower Advisor

Patrick Byers, horticulturist, University of Missouri Extension


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

Hosted by Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station Mtn. Grove

There is no fee, but please call 417 547-7533 or e-mail 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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