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February 2015

What does Currituck Extension DO anyway? Watch the video to find out!

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January 2015

What does Currituck Extension DO anyway? Watch the video to find out!

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Faces of Agriculture

Ninety-eight percent of farms are family farms. Here are just a few of the family farms operating in the Albemarle Region of Northeast North Carolina. Cooperative Extension assists these and others with research-based information you can trust. http://youtu.be/Ot_XyGZ6EQI

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“Volunteer 4
Youth”

The Currituck Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development program has a goal of engaging more of the county’s youth population in life skill development over the next three years. To reach this goal, 4-H is seeking caring volunteers to join us in supporting Currituck’s 4-H youth. 4-H is the largest youth development program in the state, with a long history of providing enjoyable and meaningful educational opportunities that can become the foundation for a lifetime of success. Across the state, 4-H programs provide young people with opportunities to explore new interests, gain new knowledge, enhance their expertise and discover their passion while teaching valuable life skills that prepare them for the future. Available to young people between ages 5 and 19, 4-H programs offer real-world learning experiences and leadership opportunities that enhance a young person’s educational success and inspire community engagement. With more than 240,000 4-H members across the state, none of this would be possible without the help of volunteers who have a passion for educating and encouraging today’s youth. These volunteers are the core of a successful 4-H model; they provide guidance for 4-H members and serve as positive adult role models for the youth with whom they interact. These same volunteers help 4-H members learn critical life skills and direct youth toward a future as engaged and contributing members of our state. Helping build leadership potential in our young people is a win for all. Expected to launch in early January, the Currituck 4-H campaign, “Volunteer 4 Youth” has the goals of informing citizens about the ways adults can volunteer with 4-H and recruiting 100 new volunteers by the end of the year. Key components of the campaign efforts include: recruitment videos, open house for citizens, social media ads, news articles and radio spots. Businesses who would like to support this campaign should contact the local 4-H Agent. Keep an eye out for campaign materials coming to your community, and don’t hesitate to get involved yourself! For more information about becoming a volunteer or Currituck 4-H in general, visit http://currituck.ces.ncsu.edu.

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Currituck Garden News

The Currituck Garden News is published to provide you with educational information and timely gardening MORE »

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Currituck 4-H Summer Fun

In 4-H, young people “Learn by Doing.” As the 4-H pledge states, opportunities are designed to promote clearer thinking, greater loyalty, service to the community and healthy living. Currituck County 4-H has planned MORE »

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Camp Microbe-Mania popular

As you are reading this, billions and billions of microbes are crawling squirming, and squiggling all over your body.  But don’t worry- 95% of all microbes are harmless and more importantly, without these MORE »

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Teen Leadership Conference

Teen Leadership Conference Registration Now Open Currituck County 4-H will travel to Raleigh in July to attend North Carolina 4-H Congress.  What is 4-H Congress?  North Carolina 4-H Congress is an annual educational MORE »

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The Currituck Home, Flower and Garden Show Review

The Currituck Master Gardeners are celebrating another successful Home, Flower and Garden Show.  This year’s show was held on April 17th and 18th at NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center in Barco.  The MORE »

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CCRC Summer Nights Cinema

Come out and enjoy fun for the whole family at the picturesque Currituck County Rural Center (CCRC).  This summer, Currituck will host a Summer Nights Cinema Series.   Events will feature food vendors, music, MORE »

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2015 Currituck Master Gardener Graduation

On April 7, 2015 a new group of Master Gardeners graduated in Currituck County.  The graduates participated in a series of classes designed to prepare individuals to serve as Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.  MORE »

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4-H District Activity DaySat May 30 - Sat May 30, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Franklinton High School, 910 Cedar Creek Road Franklinton, NC 27525
— Tomorrow
Monarch ButterfliesThu Jun 4, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM— 7 days away
All Bugs Good and Bad Series WebinarFri Jun 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 1 week away
staff conferenceMon Jun 8, 2015
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
conference room
— 2 weeks away
MG Fieldtrip Committee MeetingTue Jun 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 2 weeks away
Junior Master Gardener MeetingTue Jun 9, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 2 weeks away
Cooking Demonstration @ Pilmoor Food PantryFri Jun 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pilmoor Memorial United Methodist church, Courthouse Road, Currituck, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Robotics Club MeetingFri Jun 12, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 2 weeks away
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