Open to all fresh produce farms
Topics to be covered Day 1:
-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.
$25 per farm and $10 per additional person
Genesee Valley Produce Auction
8855 County Road 3
Centerville, NY 14029