Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training – October 21

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training – October 21

UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension will be hosting a Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Training on Monday, October 21, 2019 in Monticello.  The training will be held from 8:00 AM to  at Florida Georgia Citrus, 5314 Boston Highway, Monticello, Florida. Who Should Attend?...
Friday Feature:  Preventing Peanut Allergies

Friday Feature: Preventing Peanut Allergies

At the recent Florida Peanut Producer’s Banquet, a representative from the National Peanut Board shared what they are doing to help prevent peanut allergies.  Peanut allergies have been a major concern of the industry for some time.  According to the National...
Friday Feature:  Defining GMOs in Food

Friday Feature: Defining GMOs in Food

This week’s featured video was published by Iowa State University to help explain what genetically modified organisms or GMOs are and why these crops are used.  This is a very controversial topic, with contrasting points of view trying to inform consumers about...
Water Source Recommendations for Food Safety

Water Source Recommendations for Food Safety

Supplemental water is necessary for good crop yields in fruit and vegetable production. Water quality is equally as important as water quantity when it comes to fruit and vegetable production. Unfortunately, water can transport harmful microorganisms from adjacent...