PSA Training

The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course is a standardized curriculum that covers a wide range of information on produce safety, including a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule requirements. It is recognized by the FDA as one way to satisfy the training requirement of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, written in provision 112.22(c).

MSU Extension is able to offer the PSA Grower Training at no cost to growers. All trainings are conducted by MSU Extension educators who meet the training requirements of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, and a Produce Safety Alliance lead trainer is present at all events. 

Individuals who attend the entire training will be eligible to receive a certificate from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), which verifies they have completed the course. 

Dates & Locations

Pre-registration is required


March 14th - Fremont, MI
Fremont Public Library
104 E Main St, Fremont, MI 49412


March 15th - Traverse City, MI
NW MI Horticulture Research Station
6686 S. Center Highway, Traverse City, MI 49684
This training will run from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


March 28th - South Haven, MI
Lake Michigan College - South Haven Campus
125 Veterans Blvd, South Haven, MI 49090


April 9th - Stephenson, MI
Menominee County Extension
S904 US-41, Stephenson, MI 49887


April 11th - St. Ignace, MI
St. Ignace Public Library
110 W. Spruce Street, St. Ignace, MI 49781


April 18th - Detroit, MI
Planted Detroit
6301 E Lafayette St., Detroit, MI 48207

Spring 2019 PSA Grower Training Brochure

Brochure containing the dates, locations, and agenda for the 2019 Spring PSA Grower Trainings


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