NCSU Research Looks at Using Herbal Oils to Kill Pathogens on Produce

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The News & Observer has an article today discussing the exciting research being conducted by North Carolina State University that is looking at using herbal oils to kill pathogens on produce and reduce the potential for food-borne illnesses. The project is in collaboration with the University of Tennessee and is funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative. The primary audience for this research is organic farmers but could benefit all farmers.

Read the article on the News & Observer website.

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Photo of Debbie RoosDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production (919) 542-8244 debbie_roos@ncsu.eduChatham County, North Carolina
Updated on May 6, 2013
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