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NC State Extension

Agriculture & Food

Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

Vomiting and Fecal Episodes

This Infosheet offers information on sanitation and clean-up guidelines after vomit or fecal episodes. In 2011, more than 80 …

Be Ready for Storms

This Food Safety Infosheet covers food safety in the wake of a disaster or emergency. Information on what refrigerated …

Easter Food Safety Risks

This Food Safety Infosheet covers safety pointers for handling chicks and ducklings, as well as cooking and dyeing eggs …

Puking Cheerleader Leads to Outbreak

A cheerleading competition in Washington was the backdrop for an outbreak of norovirus. This Food Safety Infosheet describes steps …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Photo of asparagus growing

Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

5 hours agoGrow It, Eat It

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.