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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 …

Canning 101

Interested in learning the basics of canning? This hands on Canning 101 class is just for you. The class …

NC Safe Plates

Macon County Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, Julie Sawyer will be offering a two day NC Safe …

North Carolina Safe Plates

Macon County Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, Julie Sawyer will be offering a two day NC Safe …

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NC Safe Plates

— Written By Julie Sawyer North Carolina Cooperative Extension has a new option for North Carolina food service managers wishing to meet …

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Safely Preserving Food at Home

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned home food preserver, following tested food safety principles when preserving food …

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 …

7 days ago
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