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New Grape Growers Training

New Grape Growers Training December 12, 2018; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pleb Urban Winery 289 Lyman Street Asheville, NC 28801 Agenda 8:30-9 …

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2019 NC Agritunity Conference and Trade Show

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference Hours 9 a.m. – …

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NC Farm Schools: Lincolnton County

The NC Farm School program offers business-planning seminars which will give you the tools to create a viable business …

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Alternaria

Alternaria Black Spot of Strawberry

This fachseet offers information on alternaria black spot of strawberry, a fungus that grows on …

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Anthracnose Ripe Fruit Rot in Field

Anthracnose Fruit Rot of Strawberry

Anthracnose is an important disease of strawberry with all parts of the plant (fruit, crowns, …

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Figure 2. Fitting the top in place.

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 …

Figure 1. The effects of temperature on the growth of Monolinia

Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control

At present, chlorination is one of the few chemical options available to help manage postharvest …

Figure 1. Liquid icing single cartons of produce.

Crushed and Liquid Ice Cooling

This publication is intended to help growers, packers, and shippers of fresh produce make informed …

Figure 1. Typical conventional hydrocooler.

Hydrocooling

This publication is intended to help growers, packers, and shippers of fresh produce make informed …

Figure 1. Cooling time for various airflow rates.

Forced-Air Cooling

This publication covers the characteristics and benefits of forced-air cooling to cool fresh produce to …

Figure 1. Common produce packages.

Design of Room Cooling Facilities: Structural & Energy Requirements

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