Using Food Safety Agri-Data Awareness in Education

This is a new ApRecs webinar session that will serve as an introduction for Educators to explore the ApRecs platform to assist in the classroom and in the field to leverage food safety data and information as a learning opportunity. Sign up For the Next Webinar Educators and Government officials are faced with an ever-increasing […]

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ApRecs Releases Presentation List for 2014 & 2015

In the ApRecs journey of bringing technology and Food Safety Record Solutions to the Tree and Vine Fruit industries, we have developed several non-promotional presentations for sharing what we have learned. We have become entwined with the entire Food Safety industry and offer a unique perspective that is technology based, but applicable to the “boots […]

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Does Varietal Level Recordation Matter?

As a Packer/Shipper or Grower/Packer should you care about having a record for every location that is easily found, accessed and can be used as a management tool? Is that good enough? An argument could be made that it is not, that it must be done at a varietal level. From Wikipedia: In chaos theory, […]

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Grow the Apple, Not the Tree

Wegman’s had an article Grow the Apple, Not the Tree that featured Fowler Farms and J.D. Fowler. In the article they talk about how small the trees look. The explanation; That’s not what you’ll find at Fowlers….because their motto is to “Grow the Apple, Not the Tree”. In the early 1990s, Fowler Farms, like a […]

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The Simplification of Record Keeping

In this ApRecs interview, Nate discusses record keeping from a Field Services Director viewpoint. An excerpt from the interview:: We go back and try to track something for up to seven years on what we placed on fruit. If there was a problem with something we have to go back and literally page by page go through and […]

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