New York State Grown and Certified is open to New York producers (e.g., fruit and vegetable farmers, dairy processors, and egg producers) who adhere to environmental stewardship and safe food handling practices. The purpose of this webinar is to explain resources available in NY to help NY producers join the New York State Grown and Certified Program. The webinar will provide an overview of the New York State Grown and Certified Program including the criteria producers need to meet and available funding opportunities. In addition, personnel from New York State Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM) and Cornell University will present information about resources and assistance available through their programs. There will also be time allotted to address participant questions.
*This webinar is free and open to the public. It is being hosted through collaboration between the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University, the Produce Safety Alliance, and the Divisions of Agricultural Development, Land and Water Resources, and Food Safety and Inspection at the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
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