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Collaboration Central to Food Safety in Organic Agriculture

Chris Brunner, January 20, 2016

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Co-PIs Drs. Alda Pires and Michele Jay-Russell (center) with project partners

The School of Veterinary Medicine and its partners recently held a workshop featuring in-depth discussions, surveys and listening sessions on issues important to organic farmers. Topics included the use of raw manure and compost, rotational grazing practices and extension needs including technology innovations and other tools to help them comply with new food safety regulations.

Continue reading about the workshop facilitated by co-PIs Drs. Alda Pires, a UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Cooperative Extension specialist at the School of Veterinary Medicine, and Michele Jay-Russell, program manager with the Western Center for Food Safety, and liaison to WIFSS.

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