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SW Ohio Produce Safety Education Rescheduled to April 4

February 23, 2011

CLAYTON, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Produce Safety Education Program originally scheduled for March 1 in Clayton near Dayton has been rescheduled to April 4 in the same location.

The registration process has been changed as well: Registration and payment ($40 per person) will be done at the door, not by mail.

Participants can call Ohio State University Extension’s Montgomery County office, 937-224-9654, in advance to reserve a spot. Attendance is limited to 50.

The program is a workshop aimed at improving the safety of fresh fruits and vegetables. Growers of all sizes are welcome. Hours are 6-9 p.m. at Northmont High School, 4916 National Rd., Clayton. Read more at

For more information, call OSU Extension’s Montgomery County office or 330-202-3555, ext. 2918; e-mail; or visit (click on “Program Dates”).

Ohio State’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team is the sponsor.

The same program is being offered twice on March 21 in Ottawa in northwest Ohio and once on April 7 in Piketon in the state’s southeast.

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Kurt Knebusch
Ashley Kulhanek