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ApRecs is a Professional Services Team organized under Centricty, LLC. We are aligned to meet the current and impending requirements of Food Safety and Sustainability compliance. While others have developed functional and effective databases to address similar issues, our approach differs in that we start from the ground up; studying how growers, field advisers and processors work and then adapting to meet the logistical realities of working with “boots on the ground not under the desk”.
||CleanWelcome WSU Grad Sawyer Werner to ApRecs||The most recent addition to the ApRecs staff is Sawyer Werner. Sawyer is a recent Washington State University Graduate where he majored in Agricultural Technology and Production Management. His agricultural background goes far beyond a four-year stint .||6/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing 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 different.||5/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWashington Tree Fruit Education Scholarships||Our guest this week on the ApRecs podcast was Jennifer Witherbee, the Executive Director of the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF). WAEF was founded in 1994 by members of Washington’s tree fruit industry with a desire to advance the industry||2/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFood Safety Management Programs||Debby Newslow is president of D. L. Newslow & Associates, Inc. located in Orlando, Florida. Debby is the author of The ISO 9000 Quality System: Applications in Food and Technology and of a HACCP-based chapter included in John Wiley & Sons release of||1/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Do You Know About Food Safety Auditing?||Ben Marchant is VP of Marketing with NCSI (now BSI) assisting develop and promote 3rd party standards. 4 years ago, Ben moved to Seattle, WA, to help start the satellite business in the US, with a special focus on food safety. In this time,||12/11/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSuccessful Fruit Storage discussion with Dr. Dirk Kopcke||Dr. Dirk Kopcke is the leader of the Department of Fruit Quality and Fruit Storage at the Esteburg Research Institute in Jork, Germany. Dirk will be speaking at the Washington State Horticulture Annual Meeting this December on Successful Fruit Storage .||11/27/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFood Safety Compliance as an Obligation||Preston W. Blevins career spans over forty-five years with two related careers. The first as a manufacturing operations and supply-chain practitioner, and the second in the ERP/supply-chain software industry. During his second career,||11/11/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGwen Hoheisel of WSU discusses her Session at WSHA Annual Meeting||Gwen Hoheisel received her B.S. in Zoology from the University of Maryland and a Master's in Entomology focusing on IPM and Insect Diversity at Pennsylvania State University. Gwen now works for Washington State University extension with a focus on grap.||10/31/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTim Smith of WSU discusses his Presentations at WSHA Annual Meeting||Tim Smith is currently a Regional Extension Tree Fruit Specialist with Washington State University, stationed in Wenatchee, WA. He has been with WSU for 41 years, the first 7 in Grant County, the rest in Wenatchee,||10/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|