Resources for Ag Agents

Maryland Farm Registration for Produce Growers - Food Safety Updates for UMD Agriculture Extension Agents

If you are a Maryland Extension agent or fruit and vegetable grower, use this video to help you navigate the mandatory Maryland farm registration process. Contact the Maryland Department of Agriculture at produce.safety@maryland.gov for questions regarding this video. 

There is a flow chart to help navigate the registration process here

To learn more about food safety for fresh produce, GAP certification and requirements, and for help in compliance to the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, go to: https://psla.umd.edu/extension/produce-safety

*** LINKS TO OTHER RESOURCES ***
Maryland Department of Agriculture FSMA Website

FDA FSMA PSR Website

FDA Inflation Adjustment

FDA Updates for Selling Produce to Commercial Processors

FDA Enforcement Discretion on Hops, Almonds, etc.

UME Explanation of PSR Qualified Exempt Eligibility

On farm readiness review (OFRR) request (word)

On farm readiness review (OFRR) request (Google forms)