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Preserving Summer's Bounty Workshops!

With Nancy Abasiekong & Melinda Houser Extension Agents, Family & Consumer Sciences N.C. Cooperative Extension Home Canning Basics: Green Beans & Pickles (Learn …

2013 Hands-on Home Canning Classes

Learn the basics of food preservation with Nancy Abasiekong and Melinda Houser, FCS Agents with N.C. Cooperative Extension. Take home …

Slow Cooker Safety Tips

This column was featured January 26, 2011 in The Shelby Star How comforting to return home on a cold winter …

Food Safety "Mythbusters 2010!"

The importance of safe food handling has been recently heightened by the Salmonella outbreak involving eggs, as well as …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Tobacco (Flue-Cured and Burley)

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests of flue-cured …

Peanuts

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests in peanuts …

Corn (Sweet and Field)

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests of field …

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Corn Production Guide Introduction

This comprehensive guide covers crop management, fertilizers, irrigation and drought management, tillage, insect and disease …

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A food bank warehouse with boxes of produce.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

5/2/18Local Foods
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 …

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