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Mommy and Me

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 26, and June 7, 14 and 21, 2022, 1:30 p.m. UNCP Office for Regional Initiatives 115 Livermore …

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Overcoming a Picky Eater

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Growing Great Tomatoes

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Small Farms Week

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Hpai

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Muscadine Culture and Pruning Workshop

Topics covered during this workshop will include trellising, training, and pruning vines; recommended varieties and cultivars; fertilization recommendations; and …

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Better Blueberries 101

As a homeowner, would you like to know how to increase your harvest and the size of your blueberries? …

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It’s Turkey Time

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Don't Be a Turkey About Food Safety

If you regularly read North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center’s news column, you know we usually talk turkey …

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A Very Local Holiday Festival

Join us Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m., for A Very Local Holiday Festival at the Robeson …

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A New Chapter

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Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Basic Food Microbiology

This factsheet describes the role microorganisms play in food production. Bacteria, viruses, yeasts, molds, and …

8/18/22

The Questions on Salvaging Flooded Crops

This factsheet addresses the question of whether or not it is possible to salvage crops …

8/18/22

Listeria

This factsheet provides an overview of Listeria and provides guidance on the prevention of foodborne …

8/18/22
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To Zap or not to Zap? Food Irradiation

This factsheet describes the process of irradiating food

8/18/22
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Measuring the Heat

Temperature control is an important aspect of food safety and using a thermometer is an important …

8/18/22For Safety's Sake

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

8/18/22For Safety's Sake

Meeting the Press: An Agent's Guide to Media Relations

This factsheet provides guidance to Extension agents on best practices when dealing with media like …

8/18/22For Safety's Sake

Refrigerated Foods: Some Rules for Processing

This factsheet provides guidelines for safely processing refrigerated foods.

8/18/22