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NC Egg Safety
Training for Small Producers

Register here Date:  March 25, 2015 Location:  Poultry Teaching Unit, 3801 Inwood Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603 Registration Fee:  $50 Registration covers printed class materials and lunch.  You will be given a certificate of attendance/completion. Training The program is designed to instruct small producers selling eggs through Farmers Markets, Cooperatives, and CSAs.  The training will be aimed to provide instruction to these producers to improve their understanding of egg safety.  Training will be provided on principles of egg safety plans, monitoring, testing methods currently used, and what consumers are expecting, so that they can improve the safety and quality of the eggs.  By attending they will have an understanding of the strategies they need to implement and to improve the safety of the shell eggs they produce. Program: 8:00 am      Registration 8:45 am      Introductions 9:00 am      Egg safety risks and what is expected by customers 9:40 am      Where to start with egg safety Procurement of pullets NPIP SE-monitored Biosecurity measures 10:15 am   Break 10:30 am   Egg Safety Components Egg Handling Egg Washing Refrigeration Production Environment Insect and Rodent Control 12:00 pm   Lunch 1:00 pm     Summary of an Egg Safety Plan 1:30 pm     Monitoring of an Egg Safety Program 2:30 pm     Testing to show your program works NCDA&CS Services Flock Health Testing Laboratory 3:10 pm     NC Egg Laws Packaging Labeling Kenneth Anderson at (919) 515-5527

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

NC Egg Safety
Training for Small Producers

Register here Date:  March 25, 2015 Location:  Poultry Teaching Unit, 3801 Inwood Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603 Registration Fee:  $50 Registration covers printed class materials and lunch.  You will be given a certificate of attendance/completion. Training The program is designed to instruct small producers selling eggs through Farmers Markets, Cooperatives, and CSAs.  The training will be aimed to provide instruction to these producers to improve their understanding of egg safety.  Training will be provided on principles of egg safety plans, monitoring, testing methods currently used, and what consumers are expecting, so that they can improve the safety and quality of the eggs.  By attending they will have an understanding of the strategies they need to implement and to improve the safety of the shell eggs they produce. Program: 8:00 am      Registration 8:45 am      Introductions 9:00 am      Egg safety risks and what is expected by customers 9:40 am      Where to start with egg safety Procurement of pullets NPIP SE-monitored Biosecurity measures 10:15 am   Break 10:30 am   Egg Safety Components Egg Handling Egg Washing Refrigeration Production Environment Insect and Rodent Control 12:00 pm   Lunch 1:00 pm     Summary of an Egg Safety Plan 1:30 pm     Monitoring of an Egg Safety Program 2:30 pm     Testing to show your program works NCDA&CS Services Flock Health Testing Laboratory 3:10 pm     NC Egg Laws Packaging Labeling Kenneth Anderson at (919) 515-5527

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