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Tree Fruit News January 10, 2019

NEWS

FDA RELEASES DRAFT GUIDANCE DOCUMENT FOR THE PRODUCE SAFETY RULE

The FDA has released draft guidance for farms which must comply with the Produce Safety Rule (Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption; 21 CFR Part 117).

Learn why the Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program Helps You Avoid Additional Regulations

The Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) provides a non-regulatory, incentive-based method of critical area protection on lands that intersect agricultural activities. VSP is an alternative to the traditional method to protect critical areas, which is to…

Cherry Fruit School

Washington State University and Oregon State University are hosting a Sweet Cherry Fruit School: From bud to bucket on March 12-13, 2019

OPPORTUNITIES

Extension Information and Technology Transfer (ITT) Tree Fruit Horticulture Position

POSITION DESCRIPTION Official Title: Non- tenure Track Faculty This is a 12-month, promotion track position with benefits that is renewable at 2-year intervals based on performance and the availability of funds. The position will be…

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

PSA GROWER TRAINING TACOMA

Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) was tasked with developing the standardized national produce safety training program to prepare fresh produce growers to meet the regulatory requirements in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety…

EVENTS

NCW Stone Fruit Day 2020

Jan 29 | Wenatchee Convention Center

Manejo de Frutales

Jan 15 | Wenatchee Convention Center

NCW Pear Day 2019

Jan 28 | Wenatchee Convention Center

NCW Apple Day 2020

Jan 27 | Wenatchee Convention Center

Cherry Institute Orchard Systems Tour

Jan 17 | Weasel Ranch, Washington Fruit and Produce Co

2019 Cherry Institute Annual Meeting

Jan 18 | Yakima Convention Center

Chelan Horticulture Day 2020

Jan 20 | Chelan High School

2019 Apple Hort. & Postharvest Research Review

Jan 23 | Confluence Technology Center

TEAM

 

Karen Lewis

Faith Critzer

Tianna DuPont

Gwen Hoheisel

Wendy Jones

Bernardita Sallato

Tory Schmidt

 

 

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