Food and Feed Safety

Produce Safety

The Safe Produce program mission is to provide science-based research knowledge in food safety and good agricultural practices to educate and assist people with standards for growing, harvesting, packing, and holding fruits and vegetables safe for human consumption. Our program provides commercial farmers, home gardeners, and produce enthusiasts with education and technical assistance through in-class training, on-site technical assistance, and informative outreach programs to grow fruits and vegetables safe for human consumption.

Grain Quality

The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative is a cutting edge grain quality research and information program. The interdisciplinary project performs the "rapid response function" at ISU for the grain industry. Through diverse expertise of affiliated faculty and the use of information technology, the project has addressed grain production and processing topics quickly, giving producers and agribusinesses the information needed to make business decisions.