The University of Illinois Extension presents a weekly educational series for the small farm community. This series will provide practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. These online presentations will give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability. The complete list of topics and speakers is included below. Webinars will be held from noon -1:00 pm on Thursdays and are free.
Feb. 21 - FSMA Produce Safety Exemptions and Guidance: What You Need to Know for 2019, Zack Grant, University of Illinois Extension Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator
With FSMA and the Produce Safety Rule in place, is your farm exempt? What do you need to know for 2019 in order to comply with the new federal standard? Learn the critical and timely information for compliance necessary to make sure your operation is on track for compliance or conditional/qualified exemption.