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BMPs for COVID-19 Safety in Greenhouses and Nurseries

Best Management Practices for COVID-19 Safety in Greenhouses and Nurseries

As New York State municipalities and businesses start to consider reopening, greenhouse and nursery operations and retail greenhouses need to create plans to fulfill the requirements of safe operation to protect themselves, their employees and their customers. This webinar addresses: employee training and standard operating procedures, Spanish language and culturally appropriate resources for farm workers and best management practices for farm worker health, housing, and transportation, and implementing best management practices including social distancing and sanitation, and NYS resources to reduce COVID-19 risks.


  • Richard Stup, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Specialist
  • Mary Jo Dudley, director of Cornell Farmworker Program
  • Jon Greenberg, director, Division of Food Safety & Inspection, NYS Dept. of Agriculture and Markets
  • Betsy Bihn, Cornell Food Science, director of Produce Safety Alliance

This webinar was recorded Thursday May 14, 2-3 PM Eastern Daylight Time.