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2019 Goat Study

What is the 2019 Goat Study? The 2019 Goat Study is a national study conducted every ten years by the …

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WNC Small Ruminant Workshop 

WNC Small Ruminant Workshop March 30, 2019 WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC Workshop Agenda 9:30 a.m. Registration/Sponsor Visit 10 a.m. Welcome 10 a.m. …

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Annual NC Cattlemen's and Dairy Conference

68th Annual NC Cattlemen’s and Dairy Conference Event Date: February 21–23, 2019 Location: Hickory Metro Convention Center – Hickory, NC Various classes …

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Pesticide Re-Certification Classes

Pesticide Re-certification Classes Private Applicator Pesticide Re-Certification Classes All classes are worth 2 credit hours 6–8 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension of Madison County office …

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Dairy Cow Share Meeting

Dairy Cow Share Meeting Monday, January 28, 2019⋅5:30–7 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension of Madison County office 258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753 The new …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

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 …

3/25/19SoilFacts
trimming local green beans

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

2/5/19Local Foods
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 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

12/5/18
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 …

11/2/18

Ideas for "No-Cook" Food Bags

In preparation for an emergency, keep the following food items that do not need refrigeration …

Foods That Require No Cooking

This publication covers a variety of foods that can be prepared even if there is …

Meal Preparation and Food Safety After a Power Failure

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