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Food Safety Classes

Two workshops addressing Food Safety will be held in February: 1. FDA Juice HACCP Regulation Compliance – February 13-14, 2014, …

Holiday Food Safety Tips

A message from Dr. Ben Chapman about Holiday Food Safety… Hi folks – I know many of you have already …

Navigating the USDA GAP Audit

The following article/workshop notice is from Aubry Ettinger, MPH at North Carolina State University: North Carolina State University and North …

Acidified Foods Workshop

Acidified FoodsBetter Process Control School Processing and Packaging BPCS for North Carolina Entrepreneurs Packaging in Glass and Plastic Containers October 9-11, 2013 – Asheville, …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Scouting for Freeze Injury in Winter Wheat

This publication covers the signs and symptoms of freeze injury in winter wheat.

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NC Industrial Hemp Posters

Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Strawberries

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