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Learn to Ferment in Online Class

Have you ever wanted to learn to ferment foods? In this five-week series, we will demonstrate and share resources …

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Let's Talk Turkey

Let the countdown begin. It’s the Friday before Thanksgiving and time to get those final plans in place before …

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How to Can Tomatoes

Learn how to can tomatoes by joining Extension Agent Margie Mansure and Caldwell County Information Technician Eric Stafford in …

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June Is National Dairy Month

June is National Dairy Month and the perfect time to add some cool, delicious dairy food to a well-balanced …

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Food Preservation Made Easy

Learn to preserve your own food using the most recent evidence-based information to assure a safe, quality product for …

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Winter Storm Food Safety

As winter storms approach North Carolina, there are steps you can take to prepare for food safety when the …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Safe Food After a Flood

This factsheet offers information on how to deal with food that may have come into …

9 hours agoDisaster Recovery

Kitchen Cleanup After the Flood

This publication covers steps to take to clean up your kitchen after a disaster or …

10 hours agoDisaster Recovery

Meal Preparation and Food Safety After a Power Outage

After a power outage, you might not have heat, refrigeration, or water. This publication explains …

10 hours agoDisaster Preparedness
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Personnel Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Food Safety

The FDA considers Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) to be “Necessary to prevent animal food …

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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 …

5/7/21
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 …

4/13/21
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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