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Farm Food Safety Training with GAPs

  • Thursday, June 6, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Open to all fresh produce farms

Topics to be covered Day 1:
-Understanding GAPs
-How GAPs impact produce safety?
-Why become GAP certified?
-Learn about Harmonized & Basic GAPs
-How does this apply to my farm operation?

Day 2 -Begin writing a food safety plan that compiles with a USDA GAP Audit for your farm with help from New York State Agriculture & Markets

LUNCH IS PROVIDED

This course is intended to improve your understanding of GAPs to guide assessment of risks and implementation of practices to reduce risks on fresh produce farms. -Taking this course will not result in your farm being "GAPs Certified". GAPs certification is done by a third party (e.g. USDA, Primus, Global GAP) and involves the successful completion of an on-farm audit.

For more information please contact Lynn Bliven. To download registration form click here. Pre-registration extend to May 30th.

Brought to you by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County, the Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Vegetable Program and the New York State Agriculture & Markets.

Fee

$25 per farm and $10 per additional person

Contact

Lynn Bliven
Ag & Natural Resources Issue Leader
lao3@cornell.edu
585-268-7644 ext 18

Location

Genesee Valley Produce Auction
8855 County Road 3
Centerville, NY 14029