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
January 22, 2014 Methods of Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Quality: Color, Flavor, Texture. Enrollments are now open!
March 25-26, 2014 Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop. Enrollments will open Fall of 2013.
June 16-27, 2014. Postharvest Technology Short Course. Enrollments will open Winter of 2013.
September 23-25, 2014 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop. Enrollments will open Spring of 2014.
November 4-6, 2014 Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop. Enrollments will open Spring of 2014.
Through the month of December, we are offering a 25% discount on our International Avocado Quality publications, available in both English and Spanish. The sale price for the manuals is $33.75, and the sale price for the booklets is $11.25!
Edited by Anne White, Allan Woolf, Peter Hofman, and Mary Lu Arpaia, these wonderful manuals and booklets include numerous photographs and provide information on avocado quality, ripening, cultivars (in the manual only), disorders, damage scenarios, and more. Link to this page for a complete table of contents and additional information about these beautiful publications.
Link to the interactive Refrigerated Warehouse Energy Tool developed by Paul Singh, Ph.D.