In-Person GAPs Trainings Cancelled

Due to COVID-19 all scheduled in-person GAPs trainings have been cancelled.  We are currently determining mechanisms to offer trainings through on-line classes.  Please contact a Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team member or your local Extension Educator for more information.  We will continue to post updates on our website as new information is available.

  1. Feb 27, 2018, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

    This Produce Safety Educational Course covers good agricultural practices or GAPs, which help reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination.  It will be held for Greenfield Farms Growers in the West Salem/Homerville Area at the farm of Henry Hostetler, 9876 Firestone Rd. Homerville, OH 44235.  This is a no technology presentation.

  2. Feb 26, 2018, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

    An educational course that covers good agricultural practices or ‘GAPs’, which help reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination.  The presentation will be given at the Monroe Township Building in Kimbolton, Ohio.  The instructor for the class is Jacqueline Kowalski, OSU ANR Extension Educator, OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team member.

  3. Feb 15, 2018, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Produce Safety Alliance Food Safety Training Course

  4. Feb 13, 2018, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    This Produce Safety Educational Course covers good agricultural practices or “GAPs”, which help reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination. Trainers: Melanie Lewis Ivey and Abigail Snyder from the OARDC  Pre-register by February 6, 2018 requested to have handouts available. 

  5. Feb 13, 2018, 12:30pm - 4:00pm

    Presentations by Dr. Elizabeth Bihn, Ph.D. Cornell University & Don Stoeckel, Produce Safety Alliance Cornell University.  This training is sponsored by the Mt. hope Produce Auction.

  6. Jan 15, 2018 through Jan 17, 2018 (All day)

    To register for this event please go to the OPGMA website.

  7. Jan 15, 2018 through Jan 17, 2018 (All day)

    2018 Ohio Produce Network PSA Training

  8. May 31, 2017, 8:00am - 5:30pm

  9. May 4, 2017, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    This Produce Safety Educational Course covers good agricultural practices or ‘GAPs’, which help reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination and includes the following topics: •Food Safety Modernization Act Overview •Worker Training, Health & Hygiene •Manure and Compost Handling •Domestic and Wild Animals •Recordkeeping •Pre-harvest and Post-harvest Water Quality

  10. May 4, 2017, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Good Agricultural Practices are best practices put in place to reduce the risk of foodborne contamination on produce at the farm level.  These practices are options to REDUCE but can never ELIMINATE all the risks of contamination. The Good Agricultural Practices Training covers:

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