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The Seasonal Shopper

There is nothing tastier than adding a fresh touch to your favorite meals! Including fresh fruits and vegetables in …

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Farm to Fork: Youth Edition

Have you or your family ever wondered where their favorite foods come from, or what makes their favorite dish …

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Instant Pot for Beginners

Several dates and times available – choose the one that works for you! Explore the exciting world of Instant Pot …

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Air Frying for Beginners

Several dates and times available – choose the one that works best for you! Explore the exciting world of air …

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ServSafe Managers Food Safety

The registration fee of $125 (check or money order ONLY, made payable to N.C. Cooperative Extension of Robeson County) may …

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Is Food Safety Just a Scam?

During the food safety training I held a couple of weeks ago, I was asked why food safety is …

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Holidays Are Here

Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is literally right around the corner. Having a menu for each meal and shopping …

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EFNEP Online!

Did you know that the 4-H Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is now offering food and nutrition …

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Instant Pot for Beginners

Explore the exciting world of Instant Pot cookery. Learn everything from the history of multicookers and tips for storing …

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Familiar Face, New Role

Growing up I spent a lot of time in my Granny’s kitchen. I can remember sitting on the counter …

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Gathering Around the Table

Life as we knew it has changed over the past several months with COVID-19 on the rise. We have …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Safe Food After a Flood

This factsheet offers information on how to deal with food that may have come into …

4 days agoDisaster Recovery

Meal Preparation and Food Safety After a Power Failure

After a power failure, you might not have heat, refrigeration, or water. This publication explains …

4 days agoDisaster Preparedness
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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 …

Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

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