Best Practices for Pick-Your-Own Operations to Protect Customers and Staff from COVID-19

Wed, 05/13/2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm

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During this session Extension specialists will outline recommended best practices for farms preparing to open for pick your own operations beginning in the spring of 2020. Mary Choate, Food Safety Field Specialist for UNHCE will present guidance on how farmers and customers can minimize risk of COVID-19 spread. Dr. Marvin Pritts, Professor of Plant Science at Cornell University, will outline best practices focused on the flow, management and education of customers as they visit the farm, as well as educating employees about the important roles they will play in keeping customers and farm staff safe. Time will be allotted at during the later portion of the program for open discussion, Q&A, and for participants to share their personal experiences related to preparations for the coming PYO season.

When: May 13, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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