Americans are fortunate to enjoy a safe, affordable and abundant food supply. To keep it that way, North Carolina Cooperative Extension educational programs help reduce sources of foodborne illness, from the farm gate to the consumer’s plate, help food entrepreneurs launch successful businesses and provide processors with information and new technologies to enhance product quality and profitability while meeting state and federal regulations.
Spring April has had some crazy weather, and it is the time when people go outdoors to plant their summer gardens. With the weather and spring, the Cooperative Extension office has received numerous MORE »
Pruning Blueberries and Blackberries This month we have received numerous phone calls on how to prune blueberries and blackberries. As I have mentioned in a previous article on pruning fruits it is best MORE »
Ausveg, the Australian association that represents vegetable growers, says that community gardens pose a serious safety risk for the Australian horticulture sector. Pointing to a lack of quality assurance guidelines, and the potential MORE »– from Community Gardens