Training Opportunities

For those growers interested in obtaining certification under the Produce Safety Rule portion of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), please find below a list of upcoming courses of approved food safety training courses for growers. The FSMA’s Produce Safety Rule requires each farm to have an employee who has taken this course. The course will meet the requirements for all FSMA regulated crops – you will not need to take a separate course for each crop you produce.

The Produce Safety Rule training course(s) will be held as follows:

Presented by: UC Food Safety & Administrative Committee for Pistachios (ACP)
Date: November 28 and November 29 (1 1/2 day course)
Location: Kern County Farm Bureau
801 S. Mount Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93307
Registration Fee: $65 per person (space is limited)
To Register: UC Food Safety Registration
*Registration for this course has been subsidized by the California Pistachio Research Board. This course meets the FSMA requirements and is focused on pistachio production.

Presented by: Training Institute, Fresno City College
Date(s): November 28 or November 29
Location: SCCCD Herndon Campus (both seminars) 390 W. Fir Avenue, Bldg. B, Room 308, Clovis, CA 93611
Registration Fee: $85 per person (space is limited)
To Register: SCCD Food Safety Registration
or Call: (559) 324-6461

Attend the 2018 Pistachio Conference

Attend the Pistachio Annual Conference March 5 – 7, 2018 at the breathtaking JW Marriott Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, California. This is your chance to connect with over 900 growers, processors and other industry┬áprofessionals.

The 3-day event is packed with informational updates on APG’s marketing campaign, state-of-the-industry statistics, crop production seminars, government reports and a full expo with leading industry exhibitors.

Register early to ensure your sport and remember to book your hotel room – there is a limited number of rooms available under the APG room block.