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November Livestock News

In the November 2020 edition of Livestock News: Important Regional Information Animal Waste Management End of the Year Reminders Raising Your Own Freezer …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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FREE Business Counseling Available

The Small Business Center at Montgomery Community College is offering FREE Business Counseling for business owners affected by the …

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Need Ideas for Your Cookout?

Even though many of us are experiencing spring and upcoming summer holidays a bit different this year due to …

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Count on Me NC

NC State Extension, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association and Visit NC, is excited to …

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How to Make Fermented Pickles

Interested in fermenting food? Start by making delicious fermented pickles that will be ready within 3-4 weeks. Fermented Pickles Recipe Yields 1-gallon …

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Apple Cucumber Slaw Video

This Apple Cucumber Slaw recipe demonstration video shows you how to make a very simple yet delicious dish that …

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Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Exemption Decision Tree Tool

The NC State Feed Milling and Animal Food Safety programs have developed a decision tree …

11/10/20

Abbreviated Guide to Creating a Livestock Food Safety Plan Under the Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Rule

This guide outlines steps that a facility producing livestock food could follow when developing its …

11/6/20
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Extrusion Processing: A Versatile Technology for Producing Foods and Feeds

This factsheet introduces extrusion as a food and feed production process. Topics include the basic …

10/30/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20
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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

10/5/20

How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

7/23/20