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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19

2020-2021 Safe Produce IN Produce Safety Trainings

October 26, 2020
2020-2021 PSA Grower Trainings

Who Should Attend
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 7-hour PSA Grower Training Course is one way to
satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that
requires ‘At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully
completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized
curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.’

2020-2021 Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Dates and Locations
November 13, 2020- Hancock County- Hancock County Extension Office, Greenfield, IN
January 15, 2021- Porter County- Pinney Purdue Agricultural Center, Wanatah, IN
February 19, 2021- Switzerland County- Switzerland County Technology and Education Center, Vevay, IN
March 19, 2021- LaGrange County- LaGrange County 4-H Fairgrounds, LaGrange, IN
TBD- Wayne County- Richmond, IN
TBD- Knox County- Vincennes, IN

The cost for growers to attend is $90, which includes a PSA manual and Certificate of Course Attendance.

Register Online at

Contact Amanda Deering with any questions.; 765.494.0512

Note: The training team will follow local, state, and federal regulations and
guidelines regarding COVID-19 during each training.


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