Are You Hyperthinking Your Field Data?

The world is changing fast and just catching up isn’t enough to succeed. Successful people know how to stay ahead of changing circumstances. With the right thinking tools, you can adopt that mindset too! HyperThinking helps you manage different challenges: from appreciating contradictory perspectives to managing conflicts, from increasing the quality of meetings to understanding your clients and co-workers. At the […]

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Is the Tree Fruit Industry Ripe for Disruption?

A recent article in the Good Fruit Grower by Geraldine Warner, Building for the Apple Boom explained the Apple boom and the exciting news of the expanding industry in Washington. It highlighted the investment in new packing lines, storage facilities and even the planting of trees. It is an exciting time to be part of […]

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Is a Thumbs Up Good Enough?

Drew Zabrocki is the Managing Director and Product Manager of ApRecs (Food Safety Made Simple). In the interview, Drew discusses ApRecs Watch™, a component of the ApRecs PSP Association & Awareness Package, Module #2.  PDF Download of Transcription Note: This is a transcription of an interview. It has not gone through a professional editing process and […]

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ApRecs Align – What’s it all About?

Drew Zabrocki is the Managing Director and Product Manager of ApRecs (Food Safety Made Simple). In the interview, Drew discusses ApRecs Align™, a component of the ApRecs PSP Association & Awareness Package, Module #2. ApRecs Align™ will give Packers, Shippers, Processors (PSP) the ability to take incoming data, no matter of the source, and normalize it for […]

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Introducing ApRecs Align

Bureaucracy and Food Safety Record Systems demand a hierarchy structure for reporting. But growers receive recommendations from a variety of suppliers and in different formats. Even single growers with multiple locations may do record keeping differently within the same organizations. There is also an array of consultants, academics, auditors and associations, and bureaucrats influencing growers […]

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Combining Records Can be like Herding Cats

Bringing information together is one thing. Having actionable information is another. In that past, we collected information, filed it away and hoped that no one would ask for them. But just in case, we had them and any discrepancies could be explained or produced at a later date (created again). Recordation has changed. People expects […]

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