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A MUTUAL COMMITMENT TO KEEP EVERYONE HEALTHY & SAFE The Count On Me NC program is focused on providing the …

Basic Holiday Food Safety

Basic Holiday Food Safety

During the holidays, many people plan and prepare meals to feed more than just their own family. Feeding a …

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Food Protection Manager Certification

This program is for foodservice managers and supervisory staff in any foodservice establishment. Masks and social distancing will be …

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Test Your Canner Lid

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

food preservation

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 …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

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 …

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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
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 …

2/11/21