Professional Training Courses
How can growers begin to measure and manage fresh produce’s carbon footprint? Alison Edwards, Director of the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops, and Dr. Adam Chambers, a scientist with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), explain where we’re at and give insight on the next steps to help offer science-based, data-driven tools so growers can be part of the climate solution.
This course consists of 4 modules. Each module has a set of learning objectives that highlight the key takeaways of the course.
You must complete a quiz at the end of the last module and receive a grade of 70% or higher. Upon completion of this program, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement in Fresh Produce’s Carbon Footprint, brought to you by PMG and The Packer. You can retake the quiz as needed.
Success on the produce buying desk requires great communication, skillful relationship management, creative problem-solving and relentless attention to detail. Studying beforehand this compilation of situations you’re likely to encounter on the job will help you be prepared to respond when they happen. You’ll also come away with strategies that empower you to prevent issues altogether. Knowing your commodities is also essential, but thinking ahead about how to navigate surprises and stress on the desk is a key and underrated piece to being ready for the (sometimes) hot seat.
This course consists of 8 modules. Each module has a set of learning objectives that highlight the key takeaways of the course.
Upon completion of this program, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement in Produce Buying Fundamentals, Level 1 from Produce EDU, brought to you by PMG and The Packer.