Produce Safety Rule BSAAO Workshop | Avondale, AZ | August 30-September 1, 2021 | Register Now!

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Danielle Runion

Aug 12, 2021, 3:26:16 PM8/12/21

2 Day Biological Soil Amendments of Animal Origin Workshop

If you use Biological Soil Amendments of Animal Origin (BSAAO) and are subject to the FSMA Produce 

Safety Rule  or the LGMA this workshop is for you! Come hear subject matter experts present on the 

compost process, desert soil health, assessing soil amendment risk, regulatory compliance, LGMA metrics,

vermicompost, and much more! Attendees will also tour a commercial composting operation located in the 

West Valley. 


Course Date and Time:

Day 1                                                   

Tuesday, August 31st                        

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM         

*Lunch Provided                 

Day 2

Wednesday, September 1st

7:00 AM – 1:00 PM

*Compost Operation Tour


FREE Workshop Registration:


* Space is limited, therefore we will register one person per company and any additional representatives will

be on the waitlist until further notice. 

You must be present for each session on both days to receive your Certificate of Course Completion. 

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits will be available for those who attend the workshop.


Who Should Attend?

Arizona Growers, Food Safety Professionals, Cooperative Extension, Composting industry members 

and those interested in learning about best practices regarding Biological Soil Amendments of Animal Origin.


Individuals who participate in the course are expected to gain a basic understanding of:


  • PSR Subpart F - BSAAO
  • AZ LGMA Soil Amendment Metrics 
  • Basics of Composting, Soil Health & Best Practices
  • Regulatory and Risk Assessment Approach 

For more information please visit the Arizona Department of Agriculture Plants and Produce FSMA Website 


COVID Accommodations
Fully vaccinated attendees have the option to wear or not to wear a mask. Unvaccinated attendees are 
asked to wear a mask according to CDC guidelines. 


We look forward to seeing you at the Workshop on August 31st & September 1st!

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