The University of Kentucky's Horticulture Research Farm now features a Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)-certified facility where farmers and extension professionals can learn the practical steps for making food safer. Ag educators across the state are working together to help Kentucky producers prepare for food safety regulations and requirements that may affect them as they grow into the future. Here we take a closer look at their harvest process.

 



 

Additional GAP Education and Certification Resources

A Vermont Farmer's cost estimates and customized approach to certification HERE.

Food Safety Coverage Pyramid and Contacts PDF

Cornell University's guide to the National GAP Program 

Kentucky's GAP Training and Certification Information 

 

Want to know more about the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act?

Produce Coverage Flowchart

Produce Safety Key Requirements