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Outbreak Scenario will Help Prepare Tomato Growers

April 13, 2010 This interactive workshop will take you through a simulated food safety outbreak scenario related to tomatoes so that you can understand the impacts on your farm and the industry as a whole and begin to plan ways to prepare and protect your farming operations.

The Produce Lady Offers Healthy, Economical Options for Easter Eating

The Produce Lady is encouraging North Carolinians to invest more of their holiday food budgets in local foods and healthy eating this Easter. Find recipes and tips to share a community’s fresh produce to family and friends while supporting the local economy.

N.C. Fresh Produce

North Carolina is among the top 10 states in the country for production of 13 different crops. The state's fertile and diverse terrain, industry-leading resources and a rich tradition of agriculture keep North Carolina at the forefront of the industry. As a result, North Carolina is among the top 10 states in the country for production of sweet potatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, peanuts, blueberries, cabbage, snap beans, tomatoes, apples, bell peppers, squash, watermelons and grapes. N.C. MarketReady provides resources on this site, such as the Growers Information Portals, to help N.C. farmers continue to grow their operations.