University of Florida

Extension Workshops

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension Workshops deliver educational material to the Florida produce industry. Participants, including fruit and vegetable growers, receive beneficial supplies listed below to learn about good agricultural practices (GAPs) and develop a food safety program.

Please email keiths29@ufl.edu if you are interested in workshops.

 

UF/IFAS Extension publications

Food Safety on the Farm Series

 

Course Supplies and Information

The following materials distributed to extension workshop participants and can be sent by request to qualified individuals in the produce industry.

  • Food Safety Begins on the Farm (Spiral-bound book) [Cornell University]
  • Food Safety Begins on the Farm (English and Spanish versions; Stapled booklet) [Cornell University]
  • Proper Handwashing Poster (English and Spanish versions; Large poster) [University of Florida]
  • Fruits, Vegetables, and Food Safety: Health and Hygiene on the Farm (DVD) [Cornell University]
  • Worker Health and Hygiene Program for Produce Industry (DVD) [University of Florida]
  • Please Wash Your Hands Often (Laminated sign) [Cornell University]
  • Please Use Toilets Provided in the Field (Laminated sign) [Cornell University]
  • Please Put Used Toilet Paper in the Toilet (Laminated sign) [Cornell University]
  • Food Safety Field Training Kit for Fresh Produce Handlers (Large spiral-bound book) [Penn State University]
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Please visit the university websites associated with these materials here:
Cornell University

 

Due to grant restrictions, please note that you must be a produce industry packer, farmer, or processor located in Florida in order to qualify to receive supplies.

To request supplies, please email keiths29@ufl.edu.

 

Extension links