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Cover photo for Annual Somethin' Pumpkin Cooking Contest

Annual Somethin' Pumpkin Cooking Contest

Saturday, October 12, 2019 Dallas Park – Dallas, NC Over the past several years, Somethin’ Pumpkin has become a family-centered event which carries …

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Swarm Season Is Here!

Swarm season is here! A lot of people panic when they see bees. They assume “swarm” means “attack” or …

Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop

Hello Everyone, Please see information below on the Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop. Early bird registration for the workshop ends …

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Small Ruminant Workshop

Join us for a Small Ruminant Workshop on March 30, 2019, at the WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC. Cost …

Cover photo for NCECA Educational Scholarship - 2019

NCECA Educational Scholarship - 2019

The North Carolina Extension & Community Association, Inc. 130 South Post Road, Suite-1 Shelby, NC 28152 December 20, 2018 To: Cleveland …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Part 5: References

This publication lists the references used in parts 1-4 of the Postharvest Handling and Cooling …

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, …

Figure 2. Fitting the top in place.

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 …

Figure 1. The effects of temperature on the growth of Monolinia

Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control

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