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The Produce Safety Alliance officially launched its in-person 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 Through September 30, 2021

Number of Train-the-Trainer Courses Held

  • 112 Total
  • 87 Domestic Hosted
    • 75 In-Person
    • 12 Remote
  • 25 International Hosted
    • 24 In-Person
    • 1 Remote

Number of Train-the-Trainer Course Participants

  • 3,351 Total
  • 2,309 Domestic Hosted
    • 2,134 In-Person; 27 average course size
    • 175 Remote; 15 average course size
  • 1,042 International Hosted
    • 1,024 In-Person; 43 average course size
    • 18 Remote

Number of Grower Training Courses Held

  • 3,191 Total
  • 2,149 Domestic Hosted
    • 1,743 In-Person
    • 377 Remote
    • 29 Online
  • 1,042 International Hosted
    • 805 In-Person
    • 237 Remote

Number of Grower Training Course Participants

  • 69,982 Total
  • 43,742 Domestic Hosted
    • 37,783 In-Person; 20 average course size
    • 5,545 Remote; 15 average course size
    • 414 Online; 14 average course size
  • 26,240 International Hosted
    • 21,771 In-Person; 25 average course size
    • 4,469 Remote; 19 average course size

Where PSA Courses Have Been Hosted

  • Train-the-Trainer Courses
    • In-Person
      • 35 States Domestically
      • 11 Countries Internationally
    • Remote
      • 3 States Domestically
      • 1 Country Internationally
  • Grower Training Courses
    • In-Person
      • 50 States & 2 Territories Domestically
      • 23 Countries Internationally
    • Remote
      • 43 States & 2 Territories Domestically
      • 14 Countries Internationally

PSA Trainers

  • 2,812 Total
  • 1,960 Domestic Trainers located in 50 States & 4 Territories
  • 852 International Trainers located in 28 Countries

PSA Lead Trainers

  • 489 Total
  • 276 Domestic Trainers located in 49 States & 1 Territory
  • 213 International Trainers located in 18 Countries

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