By Sarah Everhart Many produce growers in our region have attended the mandatory full-day training to learn about the requirements of the Produce Safety Rule (PSR). However, translating the requirements into practice can be difficult and have led to common areas of PSR non-compliance for growers in this region. To […]
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By: Kimberly Johnson This February, the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) is working with University of Maryland (UMD) and the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) to provide two Produce Safety Rule (PSR) Growers Trainings. The first training will be held in Leonardtown, Maryland on Feb 11 and the second will […]
The University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) provided a series of special on-farm food safety and recall readiness trainings for farmers in January 2018. These trainings are supported by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE), a program of […]
By: Sarah Fielder The University of College Park, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) was recently awarded a Northeast SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Partnership Grant to create and administer on-farm food safety educational programs. The amount of the grant was $14,917. […]