BELFAST, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a day-long Produce Safety Alliance grower training to Maine residents from 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Dec. 6 (snow date Dec. 13), at the Waldo County UMaine Extension office, 992 Waterville Road, Belfast.
The course provides a foundation for farm food safety best practices and coordinated management information, information about Food Safety Modernization Act requirements, and details on Produce Safety Rule requirements with time for questions and discussion. Workshop sponsors include the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, and AgMatters LLC.
The $25 fee includes a training manual and lunch. Register online by Dec. 2. Three pesticide credits are available on completion. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Theresa Tilton, 207.942.7396, firstname.lastname@example.org.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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