POSTHARVEST TECHNOLOGY CENTER
|Produce Professional Certificate
The Postharvest Technology Center is pleased to introduce the Produce Professional Certificate Program. This first-of-its-kind certificate offers a combination of in-person and online educational components in an a-la-carte system that allows participants to focus on areas of interest. Quizzes must be passed for each component, with a minimum of 120 points earned within the 4-year timeline. To learn more about this exciting program visit the web page.
Short Courses & Workshops
September 23-25, 2014. Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop. Enrollments are now open!
November 4-6, 2014. Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop. Enrollments are now open!
March 17-18, 2015. Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop. Enrollments will open Winter of 2014.
June 15-26, 2015. Postharvest Technology Short Course. Enrollments will open December 2014.
Through the end of September we are offering a 25% discount on this helpful manual. Edited by Beth Mitcham and Rachel Elkins, the chapters were written by numerous experts on pear fruit production and handling. Chapters include pear industry overview, pear orchard and tree management, irrigation and fertilization, pest management and postharvest handling of pears. Fifteen pages of color plates are also included. Link here to learn more about this publication, including a complete table of contents. Regularly $25, now on sale for $18.75.
We invite you to order a copy for your library today. U.S. addresses only please use our online store, and international addresses please use our printed order form and use the code “25%Pear” to receive the discount.
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Link to the interactive Refrigerated Warehouse Energy Tool developed by Paul Singh, Ph.D.