Preparing for a Food Safety Audit Video

Preparing for a Food Safety Audit Video The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is proud to release this informational video for farmers that may be required to obtain a food safety audit such as GAP/GHP or comply with the new Food Safety Modernization Act-Produce Safety Rule (FSMA-PSR). To view the video, click here: Video Link…

FSMA Produce Safety Training-Wayne Co.

FSMA Produce Safety Rule Training Course February 12, 2018, 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Wayne County Library Waynesboro, MS Brochure     Benefits of Attending the Course The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Individuals…

2018 Blueberry Education Workshop

Blueberry Education Workshop Tuesday, January 23, 2018 – 5:00pm MSU Extension – Forrest County office 952 Sullivan Drive Hattiesburg, MS 39401-2714  2018AGENDA.pdf Topics for this year’s workshop include updates on spotted wing drosophila, training required under the Food Safety Modernization Act, disease sampling techniques, drought tolerance of rabbiteye blueberries and the potential of Unmanned Aerial Systems technology…

Farm Labor and FSMA Sessions

Mississippi Farm Bureau® Federation (MFBF) Winter Commodity Conference Farm Labor/FSMA Break-out Session    The Breakout will be held during the Winter Commodity Conference Tuesday, January 23, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. The break-out will be held in the board room at MFBF headquarters located at 6311 Ridgewood Road in Jackson.   Farm Labor Brian Breaux,, Louisiana…