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FMNP Training

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00pm

Free training for fruit and vegetable growers who would like to accept Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks at the farmers market or their road-side stand. Read more about FMNP Training

Broccoli Production Field Day

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Department of Horticulture is hosting a 'Broccoli production' Field Day on Tuesday, June. 4, 2019 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station, Ames, IA. The field day will discuss major production aspects required for successful broccoli production with emphasis on variety selection, weed management, fertility, and harvest. The field day will provide an opportunity to evaluate an ongoing broccoli research test plot evaluating row cover materials and other IPM strategies. Read more about Broccoli Production Field Day

Produce Safety Alliance Training - Iowa City

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires ‘At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.’  Read more about Produce Safety Alliance Training - Iowa City