The PSA Grower Training Course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule standards, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Individuals who participate in this course are expected to gain a basic understanding of:
Who Should Attend?
Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), co-management, and the proposed FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.
Any growers who would like to meet the proposed Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in §112.22 (c) "At least one supervisor from the farm must complete food safety training at least equivalent to the standardized curriculum recognized by the FDA". Additional information may be covered in the training.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture