Building Capacity to Meet Virginia Produce Grower Needs for FSMA Water Testing Compliance

PI: Vallotton; Co-PIs: Boyer, Strawn Goal: This project will build capacity to assist Virginia’s produce growers in meeting the agricultural production water compliance under the Produce Safety Rule. Benefits: Guidelines and resources will be developed to train trainers in each of the four VCE districts so they can work [...]

By |2024-05-14T02:05:22-05:00May 14th, 2018|Capacity Building Projects|

Strategies to Enhance Produce Safety on Virginia Farms for Implementation of FDA’s Produce Rule

PI:Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS); Co-PIs: Strawn*, Boyer, Eifert, Vallotton, and Williams Goal: The main objectives of this project are to aid VDACS in building a farm inventory for Virginia; to support VDACS in developing educational content and resources for growers related to the Food Safety [...]

By |2024-05-14T01:07:14-05:00May 14th, 2018|Capacity Building Projects|

A Southern Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Center to Enhance Produce Safety

PI: Strawn; Co-PIs: Boyer, Eifert, Vallotton, and Williams Goal: The overall goal of this project was to build a collaborative infrastructure in the Southern US to support the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)-compliant food safety training, education, extension, outreach, and technical assistance as it relates to the produce industry. [...]

By |2024-05-13T23:50:22-05:00May 13th, 2018|Capacity Building Projects|

Increasing Capacity to Provide Comprehensive Fresh Produce Food Safety Education from Farm to Fork

PI: Vallotton; Co-PIs: Boyer, Latimer, Straw, Strawn, and Williams Goal: This project focused on the development of educational produce safety resources in multiple formats (e.g., trainings, website, videos, factsheets) for growers, extension agents, and consumers. Benefits: Statewide agent and grower trainings. A comprehensive website aimed towards agents, growers, and [...]

By |2024-05-14T02:06:36-05:00May 13th, 2018|Capacity Building Projects|
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