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Food Preservation season has arrived. It’s important when processing your fresh fruits and vegetables this year, you follow the …

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General Canning

If this is your first time canning, read the USDA’s Complete Guide to Home Canning. This guide explains everything …

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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 …

COVID-19 Food Safety Resources

The following resources provide best practices for preparing for COVID-19 and managing risk for individuals at home and for …

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Holiday Gifts

Giving a special gift of food during the holidays is a great way to put your home food preservation …

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The Art of Fermentation

The Art of Fermentation is designed for anyone interested in learning more about safely fermenting at home. We will …

Fall 2018 Healthy Family Newsletter

Want to know what’s happening with Family and Consumer Sciences in Macon County? Julie Sawyer, Area Extension Agent, Family …

NC Safe Plates

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Macon County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, Julie Sawyer will be offering a two-day NC …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

2 weeks ago

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

6/4/20

Determining Peanut Pod Maturity and Estimating the Optimum Digging Date

This profile board will help farmers and consultants determine when peanuts should be dug.

4/24/20
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Food Safety Modernization Act Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals and COVID-19

How existing facility Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on personal hygiene and sanitation can be adapted …

4/17/20

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

A Guide to Price-Risk Management in Grain Marketing for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

This guide summarizes marketing options for grain and soybean growers and explains how to use …

1/22/20

Food Safety Recall Plan Checklist

This document offers a set of steps for food producers to take when issuing a …

12/18/19

Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

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

11/18/19CEFS