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Record Keeping as a Form of Risk Management

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Record keeping is a topic few producers care to discuss or do. It can be time consuming and take valuable time away from your field work.
However, it is becoming a critical task in production agriculture.

Authors: 
Lynn F. Kime
Publisher: 
Penn State Extension

On Farm Food Safety: Guide to Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)

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Food safety concerns are increasing as once unheard of illness-causing microorganisms become more prevalent and as products previously considered safe cause an increasing number of illnesses each year. Produce, recently thought of as a safe product, has been identified as a cause of major foodborne illness outbreaks in recent years.

Authors: 
Jason Ellis
Authors: 
Dan Henroid
Authors: 
Catherine Strohbehn
Authors: 
Lester Wilson
Publisher: 
Iowa State University Extension
Year: 
2004

A Grower Self Assessment of Food Safety Risks

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Authors: 
Anusuya Rangarajan
Authors: 
Elizabeth A. Bihn
Authors: 
Marvin P. Pritts
Authors: 
Robert B. Gravaniis
Publisher: 
Cornell University, Department of Food Science and Department of Horticulture
Year: 
2003

Good Agricultural Practices: A Self-Audit for Growers and Handlers

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Self assessment of Good Agricultural Practices and microbial food safety. Designed to be used by growers, packers, and handlers of fresh-consumed horticultural products.

Authors: 
UC Davis
Publisher: 
UC Davis

National benchmarking against GLOBALGAP: Case studies of Good Agricultural Practices in Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico and Chile

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Authors: 
Olga van der Valk
Authors: 
Joop van der Roest
Publisher: 
LEI Wageningen UR
Year: 
2009

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Pawpaw - A "Tropical" Fruit for Temperate Climates

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This publication is intended as a summary overview of pawpaw (or paw paw) production, including overall culture, pests, harvest, post-harvest, marketing, and research which seeks to develop the pawpaw’s potential for commercial development.

Authors: 
Guy Ames
Authors: 
Lane Greer
Publisher: 
ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Year: 
2010
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