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Saving Milk

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Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

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Vinegar Making

This factsheet describes the process of making vinegar.

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Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

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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 …

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Design of Room Cooling Facilities: Structural & Energy Requirements

Proper temperature control is essential to protecting the quality of fresh produce. By constructing and …

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Raspberries in the Home Garden

Raspberries are a delicious and nutritious addition to the home garden. However, raspberries can be …

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Blackberries for the Home Garden

This publication is a home gardener's guide to planting, maintaining and harvesting blackberries.

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Pasture Grazing Heights for Rotational Stocking

This publication provides information for making grazing management decisions using rotational stocking. It covers canopy …

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