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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.

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Cook Smart, Eat Smart

Cook Smart, Eat Smart The Cook Smart, Eat Smart curriculum teaches cooking techniques that can be used to build a …

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Color Me Healthy

Steps to Health Color Me Healthy Steps to Health Color Me Healthy serves preschoolers and kindergarteners across North Carolina in …

Resources

In Extension, we work to provide research-based materials and resources as well as using an evidence-based curriculum. Navigate the …

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Take Control

Take Control is an 8 session chronic disease prevention program that provides strategies to help adults manage their health. …

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Safe Plates

NC Safe Plates N.C. Cooperative Extension offers NC Safe Plates for all those who work in the foodservice industry. The course …

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Cyber Cooking in the Kitchen

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Jones, Onslow, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties are offering a 6-week, 1-hour online cooking course for everyone …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

3 weeks ago
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Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

This publication addresses aspects of hay production as a method of conserving forage crops.

3 weeks ago
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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

11/11/20

Abbreviated Guide to Creating a Livestock Food Safety Plan Under the Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Rule

This guide outlines steps that a facility producing livestock food could follow when developing its …

11/6/20
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Extrusion Processing: A Versatile Technology for Producing Foods and Feeds

This factsheet introduces extrusion as a food and feed production process. Topics include the basic …

10/30/20
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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

10/30/20
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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

10/21/20

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 …

10/14/20