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2022 Harvester Sanitation Field Day

 

The online registration system for the event below is CLOSED. We are accepting WALK-INs. Please feel free to attend and register at the field. (You may want to arrive early to sign up for the event.)

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Harvester Sanitation Field Day

  • Wed., July 6, 2022
  • UC Davis Plant Sciences Research Fields (2618 Hutchison Drive, Davis, CA; GPS coordinates: 38.53920056461987, -121.78184792184207)
  • English session: 8:30 AM-10:30 AM / Spanish session: 11:00 AM-12 noon
  • Event check-in opens 30 minutes before each session.

This event takes place outdoors. Please dress appropriately (shoes for outdoors, hat, sunscreen, etc.)

Topics covered:

  • ENGLISH SESSION (8:30 AM-10:30 AM; check-in opens at 8:00 AM)
    • Broomrape biology and risk of spread on equipment
    • Overview of ongoing research on broomrape management in processing tomatoes
      • quaternary ammonia compounds
      • sanitation practices survey
      • critical sanitation control points on tomato harvest equipment
    • Sanitizing surfaces: lessons from the food processing industry
      • demonstration
    • Group discussion on developing and sharing equipment sanitation BMPs
  • SPANISH SESSION (11:00 AM-12:00 noon; check-in opens at 10:30 AM)
    • Broomrape biology and risk of spread on equipment
    • Sanitizing surfaces and critical sanitation control points on tomato harvest equipment
      • demonstration
    • Group discussion and Q & A

Questions: contact Brad Hanson (bhanson@ucdavis.edu), Gale Perez (gperez@ucdavis.edu) or Cassandra Swett (clswett@ucdavis.edu).