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Processing illustration with text Poultry One-Stop Shop from NC Choices

One-Stop Poultry Shop From NC Choices

NC Choices, “an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems in collaboration with N.C. Cooperative Extension,” has finished …

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Video: How to Freeze Chicken

Extension agents have a new video to help you wrap and freeze chicken safely. Margaret Ross, Eve Honeycutt, Kelly …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

8/13/20For Safety's Sake

How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

7/23/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

6/4/20

Determining Peanut Pod Maturity and Estimating the Optimum Digging Date

This profile board will help farmers and consultants determine when peanuts should be dug.

4/24/20
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Food Safety Modernization Act Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals and COVID-19

How existing facility Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on personal hygiene and sanitation can be adapted …

4/17/20

A Guide to Price-Risk Management in Grain Marketing for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

This guide summarizes marketing options for grain and soybean growers and explains how to use …

1/22/20

Food Safety Recall Plan Checklist

This document offers a set of steps for food producers to take when issuing a …

12/18/19

Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

This online publication describes how cover crops affect the soil, how to establish cover crops, …

11/18/19CEFS