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Agricultural Water Twilight Series - Part III: Post-harvest Water Quality and Sanitizer Use

Event date/time: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 

Post-harvest Water Quality and Sanitizer Use


The UMass Extension Vegetable Program is offering a series of online twilight meetings all about water! We will welcome extension specialists and farmers from Massachusetts and beyond to cover a range of water-related topics.

This is the third and final workshop in the series and will cover sanitizer options and monitoring tools available to small and medium-scale growers for managing food safety and product quality risks from vegetable and fruit wash water.


  • Amanda Deering, Purdue Extension - Background on the different sanitizer materials available or practical for small-medium scale growers and how to measure and monitor them
  • Phil Tocco, MSU Extension – Sanitizer use demonstration

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Other events in this series:

  • Wednesday, Sep. 16, 6-7:30 pm: Soil moisture monitoring tools, efficient irrigation, and water use regulations in the New England states.
  • Wednesday, Sep. 23, 6-7:30 pm: Irrigation water sources, mapping and inspecting water distribution systems, and water testing for FSMA


Registration Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 5:00pm
Contact's name: 
Lisa McKeag
Contact's email: 
This event will be recorded: 

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