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Agriculture & Food

NC State Extension connects farmers, agribusinesses and communities with vital research-based information and technology. Research at NC State targets society's grand challenges. Extension delivers this research directly into the hands of North Carolinians, helping them to translate knowledge into everyday solutions.

Chef and Farmer Summit

A program called Chef and Farmer Summit is coming to Winston-Salem! If you are interested in learning what chefs …

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

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

This publication discusses how to use controlled drainage as way to to reduce nutrient losses …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …