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Water Testing and Employee Training at Rodgers Greens and Roots

  • Rodgers Greens & Roots 5280 Highway 92 Douglasville, GA, 30135 United States (map)

FREE Water Testing and Employee Training Workshop hosted by Healthy Living Farm, Extension, GFVGA, Global Growers, USDA-NRCS, Cooper Ag, and Georgia Organics Each participant will receive templates and instructions on how to document for GAP/FSMA, an opportunity for a water test cost share, free lunch, and one-on-one and group consultation from Extension and GFVGA.

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MORNING - Water Testing and Water System Inspection 101

  • How to fill in and use water testing/ag die off/system inspection records for FSMA/GAP
  • Irrigation discussion and technical assistance opportunities from USDA-NRCS
  • How to take and read your water test and next steps 
  • Participants qualify for a $40 water test cost-share


AFTERNOON. - Employee Training 101

  • Interactive session demonstrating employee training practices
  • Distribution of employee training video resources, farm signs, and employee training templates
  • The when, why, where and how of employee training and demonstration on how to document for FSMA/GAP

Questions???? or 773-343-6053

* This workshop is limited to 20 participants *
* Supported by USDA-NIFA*