A grower training course developed for fruit and vegetable growers.


FSMA/PSA Grower Training - Pine Island

  • Friday, March 20, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

A grower training course developed for Fruit and Vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c). Participants will receive a certificate of course completion by the Association of Food and Drug Officials. This training is also open for farms preparing for GAPs Audit.

The course consists of the following seven modules:

  • Introduction to Produce Safety
  • Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
  • Soil Amendments
  • Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
  • Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water; Part II: Postharvest Water)
  • Postharvest Handling and Sanitation
  • How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan

Cost: $35/attendee

Deadline to register is March 11th. Space is limited. No refunds.

Contact Nathaniel at or call 845-344-1234 for more information.

Co-sponsored by: NoVo Foundation, Cornell Cooperative Extension, The National GAPs Program, the Produce Safety Alliance, Cornell University, New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets and NECAFS.



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Nathaniel Lartey
GAPs & New Farmer Educator


Pine Island Fire Department
684 County Road 1
Pine Island, New York 10969

Last updated February 14, 2020