A two year project funded by the:
With the following 4 objectives:
- Simulate contamination of produce fields that are representative of commercial fields in four produce-growing regions of the United States.
- Evaluate convenience, improved generic, and risk-based sampling plans.
- Validate simulations against data from industry partners and academic literature.
- Validate simulations against field-trials of controlled contamination events.
More information on the project can be found in the funder’s database.
Here is a 1-minute update from 2019.