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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 …

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Business of Farming Conference

A business and marketing conference for professional and aspiring farmers ASAP’s Business of Farming Conference brings together professional farmers from …

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2020 Winter Vegetable Conference & Trade Show

Event Date: February 19-20, 2020 Time: Begins at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and ends following the luncheon Thursday Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC Cost: $40 per person …

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Livestock Newsletter Spring 2019

The Spring Edition of the Livestock Newsletter includes articles on: Producing High-Quality Hay Soil Fertility and Spring Weed Management 10 Simple Steps …

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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

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

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