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Baked Potato Safety

There is so much you can do with the potato; fry it, bake it, oven roast, boil it or …

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Canning Workshop for Beginners

Greenville, NC – Want to learn how to preserve those delicious summer fruits and veggies? Join us for the …

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Pickled Eggs

Back in 1997 in Illinois, an older adult had botulism from a pickled egg recipe containing hard-boiled eggs, beets, …

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Canning 101

Getting Ready for Canning Season! Are you someone interested in learning how to preserve your own food through home canning? …

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Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

This online publication describes how cover crops affect the soil, how to establish cover crops, …

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Designing a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plan for Shell Eggs

With the addition of new regulatory requirements and continually emerging pathogens, developing and designing a …

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The Value of Honey Bees as Pollinators in North Carolina

The impact of honey bees on not only North Carolina, but the entire world is …

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Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

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Starch iodine staining pattern used to determine apple maturity.

Maximizing Your SmartFresh℠ Investments

SmartFresh℠ (1-methylcyclopropene, MCP) is a relatively new tool for postharvest management of apples. In 2002, …

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Cool and Ship: A Low-Cost, Portable Forced-Air Cooling Unit

This publication gives instruction for building and using an inexpensive postharvest cooling system. The cool …

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Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control

At present, chlorination is one of the few chemical options available to help manage postharvest …