May 12, 2020
Strategies for U-pick, on-farm produce sales topic of Minnesota webinar

The University of Minnesota Extension is offering a webinar on May 20 titled “Practical Strategies for U-Picks and On-Farm Produce Sales for COVID-19.”

This webinar will discuss science-based management strategies to reduce risks associated with COVID-19 for Pick-Your-Own (PYO) Farms and on-farm produce sales in Minnesota. The webinar will summarize what is known about the virus and how to reduce the spread on U-Pick and on-farm sale operations.

We will highlight the UMN Extension COVID-19 template for fruit and vegetable farms as well as MDA-developed guidelines to assist participants in creating a COVID-19 plan for their U-pick and on-farm produce sales this season.

Speakers:

  • Annalisa Hultberg, Extension educator, food safety
  • Annie Klodd, Extension educator, fruit and vegetable production
  • Natalie Hoidal, Extension educator, fruit and vegetable production

You will also hear from an experienced Minnesota farmer about the COVID-19 plan they are implementing on their PYO farm.

Event information

Date(s)
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Time
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location
Online
Contact

Annie Klodd, Extension educator
[email protected], 651-480-7723

Cost

Free

Registration

This class will take place on a Zoom meeting platform. If you’ve never used Zoom, read these additional instructions.

Pre-registration required. Register using the link below.


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