USDA hosts ongoing webinar series for fruit and vegetable industry
The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service delivers free on-line webinars, accessible to anyone with Internet access, for fruit and vegetable growers, handlers, and distributors of all sized operations.
Each webinar is designed to address a different service or function of AMS’ Fruit and Vegetable Program, which administers marketing and regulatory programs for the produce industry.
Following a live, formal presentation by a USDA expert on the webinar topic, participants have the chance to ask questions and receive answers on the spot.
To view each webinar, click the link below and select the “Play Back” button when it appears.
Here’s a rundown of what’s been offered in the past:
An Introduction to PACA – Your partner in Produce.
The PACA Complaint Process – Promoting Better Business Practices in Produce.
Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Trust Provision.
Getting the Most from the Fruit and Vegetable Market News Retail Report.
An Introduction to USDA’s Fruit and Vegetable Marketing Orders and Agreements.
Fresh Produce Market Inspection Basics.
USDA GAP & GHIP Audit Program & GAP Harmonization Standard.
FDA’s Proposed Produce Safety Rules hosted by USDA.
An Introduction to Market News – in Spanish/ Una Introducción a Noticias de Mercado de Frutas y Hortalizas del USDA – en Español.
How to Sell Fruits and Vegetables to the USDA
Market News: New Custom Average Tool Explained
USDA & USDOC – Tomato Suspension Agreement Explained
Interpreting USDA Fruit and Vegetable Inspections: Does the Shipment Make good Delivery?