University of Maryland Extension

Basic Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)-3/15/20 UPDATE: Event Postponed-New date tbd

When: 
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Where: 
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Address: 
Baltimore County Agriculture Center
1114 Shawan rd
Cockeysville, MD 21030
United States
Presenter: 
University of Maryland Extension
Description/Notes: 

Attending a Basic GAP course may be right for you if...

  • You are thinking about pursuing GAP certification for some or all parts of your operation

  • You are interested in developing a good safety plan to increase operational efficiency and build a food safety culture

  • You are looking to learn more about how microbes live and interact with farm environments, or

  • You have a potential buyer that requires GAP certification


What you’ll get from this training

  •  Tips on how to implement practices to minimize your food safety risk during growing, harvesting, holding, and packing your product

  •  Practice conducting risk assessments

  •  Practice writing Standard Operating Procedures

  •  Assistance on writing your food safety plan

  •  A Maryland Department of Agriculture GAP training certificate

Register 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-basic-gap-basic-good-agricultural-practices-training-31720-tickets-83227103507?ref=estw

For more information on these certification programs, contact Deanna Baldwin with the Maryland Department of Agriculture at Deanna.baldwin@maryland.gov or 410-841-5769 

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Cost: 
$20-covers lunch and certificate
Contact: 
Angela Ferelli
Contact Email: 
angfer@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
4108878090
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