Produce Safety Support

Did you know that Michigan produce growers enjoy more on-farm produce safety support than growers in other states? The Michigan On-Farm Produce Safety Team provides FREE educational programs and farm visits through a collaboration between the and members of

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The Produce Safety Technician Program (hosted through 6 Michigan conservation districts throughout the state) is unique to Michigan, and provides growers with support from friendly, knowledgeable (and did we mention FREE) local Produce Safety Technicians. Growers can request a farm visit to troubleshoot produce safety practices, or a (or both) to help them identify and navigate their on-farm produce safety goals. No matter the size of your farm, or where it is in the state of Michigan, a Produce Safety Technician is available to provide free and confidential support. To request a consultation with your local Produce Safety Technician, click

Many growers are familiar with the myriad of resources available to them through Michigan State University Extension. Some, however, may not be aware of the FREE and trainings that the MSUE Agrifood Safety team is generating. Produce growers who are subject to the FSMA Produce Safety Rule (those that grow, harvest or pack foods that are typically eaten raw) can benefit from attending a or