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The Produce Safety Alliance officially launched its training programs in September of 2016.  A summary of the latest course and participant data is shown below. To access the current or historical detailed reports, please use the links on the left to request the PDF. The Produce Safety Alliance does not share individual course participant information. 

Totals from September 2016 through September 17, 2019

Number of Train-the-Trainer courses held

  • 68 domestic
  • 21 international
  • 89 total

Number of Train-the-Trainer participants

  • 1,939 domestic
  • 889 international
  • 2,828 total
  • 29 average domestic TTT course size

Number of Grower Training courses held

  • 1,382 domestic
  • 614 international
  • 1,996 total

Number of Grower Training participants

  • 30,253 domestic
  • 14,957 international
  • 45,210 total
  • 22 average domestic TTT course size

Number of states where PSA Courses have been hosted

  • 33 States have conducted Train-the-Trainer courses
  • 50 States have conducted Grower courses

PSA Trainers

  • 1,752 domestic trainers
  • 787 international trainers
  • 2,539 total
  • 49 states with PSA Trainers

PSA Lead Trainers

  • 242 domestic trainers
  • 124 international trainers
  • 366 total
  • 49 states with PSA Lead Trainers

Please note that not all course and participant data may be reflected in the report. As courses conclude, there may be a lag in training hosts returning course data or entering this data into the database shared with the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO). 

If you have any questions about the PSA's outreach or training activities, please contact Gretchen Wall