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Taco Thursday Local Food Demo

Taco Tuesday is “all the rage” right now but why limit the taco craze to Tuesdays? To help you …

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2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference

Announcing the opportunity to go to a Conference in Auburn, Alabama designed just for cover crop management. Registration includes: Access to …

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March is Living Well Month

Raising kids, eating right, spending smart, living well—that’s the theme of a national Living Well Campaign that is being …

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2019 NC Agritunity Conference

CONFERENCE INFORMATION Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center, 444 Bristol Dr., Statesville, NC Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Part 5: References

This publication lists the references used in parts 1-4 of the Postharvest Handling and Cooling …

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

9/26/19
Starch iodine staining pattern used to determine apple maturity.

Maximizing Your SmartFresh℠ Investments

SmartFresh℠ (1-methylcyclopropene, MCP) is a relatively new tool for postharvest management of apples. In 2002, …

Figure 2. Fitting the top in place.

Cool and Ship: A Low-Cost, Portable Forced-Air Cooling Unit

This publication gives instruction for building and using an inexpensive postharvest cooling system. The cool …

Figure 1. The effects of temperature on the growth of Monolinia

Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control

At present, chlorination is one of the few chemical options available to help manage postharvest …