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Count on Me NC

NC State Extension, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association and Visit NC, is excited to …

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One Week Until Thanksgiving!

Ever wonder if you need to refrigerate your pumpkin pie after the Thanksgiving meal? Well, with many food safety …

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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? …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

3 days ago
Oysters have a tear-drop shape. Clams are compact and rounded.

Shellfish Leases and Harvest Closures Along the North Carolina Coast

This publication discusses the practice of leasing estuarine waters on the North Carolina coast for …

4/13/21
Figure 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21

The Role of Preconditioning in Food and Feed Extrusion

This Q&A factsheets answers several questions about the preconditioning process in food and feed extrusion.

3/9/21

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

2/22/21

Advisory Index for Transitioning from Conventional to Reduced Tillage Peanut Production in North Carolina

This advisory index is designed to help growers anticipate peanut response to reduced tillage as …

2/22/21

Soil Fertility Management for Irish Potato Production in Eastern North Carolina

This publication describes fertilizer management strategies for optimum potato yields and to prevent problems (such …

2/17/21SoilFacts

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

2/12/21Food Safety