Tuesday, February 10

SU Ag Center Professor Teaches Good Agricultural Practices to Fresh Produce Growers

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Baton Rouge, LA - Southern University Ag Center’s Dr. Fatemeh Malekian will be a featured presenter during the Louisiana State University AgCenter’s Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & Good Handling Practices (GHPs) Workshop Series.

This series of workshops will aid individuals who grow fresh produce in understanding food safety risks and enable them to develop an on-farm food safety plan.

Dr. Malekian’s presentation will focus on the topic of worker health, hygiene and sanitary facilities. Other topics to be covered during the workshop include water quality and management, manure management, harvesting and storage and recordkeeping systems.

All workshops will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

February 11, 2015
Rapides Parish Office
300 Grady Britt Drive
Alexandria, LA

February 12, 2015
Macon Ridge Research Station
212A Macon Ridge Rd.
Winnsboro, LA

February 13, 2015
Hammond Research Station
21549 Old Covington Hwy.
Hammond, LA

The workshops are free and open to fresh produce growers, packers, processors and extension agents but registration is required, as lunch will be provided.

To register, contact Mr. Robert Williams at 225.578.2417 or via e-mail at rwilliams@agcenter.lsu.edu or Dr. Achyut Adhikari at 225.578.2529 or via e-mail at acadhikari@agcenter.lsu.edu.

Please indicate the location you will attend and specify any dietary needs when registering.



LaKeeshia Giddens


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