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2019 Food Safety Training Class Scheduled

Wisconsin has successfully stayed proactive since 2013 on food safety-related classes and audits. It’s truly a tribute to everyone in the industry for taking advantage of classes offered through WPVGA to stay in tune with most recent changes and up-to-speed on customer food safety requirements.…

Jeffrey A. Wyman Memorial Garden Golf Outing

The Jeffrey A. Wyman Memorial Garden Golf Outing will be held on May 14, 2019 a the University Ridge Golf Course, 9002 County Road PD, Madison, WI. The event will begin with a continental breakfast at 10:00 a.m. with registration and cart assignments at 10:30…

DATCP to Start Inspecting Produce Farms this Year

Through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will begin inspecting produce farms for compliance with federal food safety regulations this year. The inspections are part of the FDA Food Safety…

2019 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum

The 2019 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum will take place on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 on the UW-Madison campus. The Forum runs from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., followed by a reception until 5:00 p.m., in Varsity Hall in Union South, located at 1308 West Dayton…

DATCP and UW-Extension Host Required Food Safety Trainings for Produce Growers

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Extension (UWEX), is hosting several food safety trainings required for Wisconsin fresh produce growers who must meet federal produce safety rules. The trainings provide science-based, minimum standards for growing,…

Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2019 Grower Education Conference

The WPVGA Associate Division serves to support the industry and also takes on the role of being a key provider of funding for this nationally-attended conference. At this time, we are seeking donations from members to help defray costs. Your contributions will be used to…

The WPVGA wishes you and your families a happy and healthy 2019!

The WPVGA office will be closed on the afternoon of December 31 and all day on January 1 in observance of the holiday.

Agricultural Safety Connection Presents a Complimentary Education Seminar

Date: January 8, 2019 Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:30 am – 9:00 am Presentations: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Stevens Point Holiday Inn | 1100 Amber Avenue | Stevens Point, WI 54482 Overview: This seminar will provide attendees with valuable information, current OSHA regulations…

The WPVGA wishes you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a joyous holiday season!

The WPVGA office will be closed on December 24 & 25 in observance of the holiday.

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