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Join us for our Upcoming Postharvest Educational Opportunities

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Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management

April 18-19, 2017 at the Conference Center (Registration is now open. Click here to register.)

This workshop, is intended for shippers and fruit handlers (wholesale and retail), and produce managers who are involved in handling and ripening fruits and fruit-vegetables.

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Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course

June 19-23, 2017 at the ARC and June 26-30 field tour (Registration is now open. Click here for more information.)

This course is a two-week intensive study of the biology and current technologies used for handling fruits, nuts, vegetables and ornamentals in California.

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Fresh-cut Products

September 26-28, 2017 at the Alumni Center (Registration will open in June.)

This workshop provides an intensive and substantive overview of many aspects of fresh-cut production, processing, packaging, distribution and quality assurance.

Bookstore Sale Feb 2017

Receive 25% off this month’s featured publication:

Produce Quality Rating Scales and Color Charts

The objective of this manual is to compile the rating scales (scoring systems) and color charts for maturity, ripeness, and quality of fruits, nuts, and vegetables for the benefit of those interested in produce quality evaluation.
Use sale code ProduceQuality25 to apply your discount.


Monthly E-Newsletter

 February 2017 Click Here

  • First Flurry of Enrollments for Upcoming Workshops
  • Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop – April 18-19, 2017
  • Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course June 19-20 (two day) 19-23 (week one) and June 26-30 (optional tour), 2017
  • Jim Thompson and Michael Reid Develop DryCardTM
  • Trevor Suslow participates in Pilot Test of the On-Farm Readiness Review Tool
  • Investigation of Mexico's farm operations reveals need for ethical sourcing framework
  • First All-Africa Postharvest Congress

Past E-Newsletters

Postharvest Technology Center Event Highlights

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