As the world population grows, so does the need for abundant, affordable and safe food. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educational programs provide farmers and agribusinesses with the research-based knowledge they need to produce high-quality crops and livestock in economically and environmentally sustainable ways. That’s important for North Carolina because agriculture and agribusiness account for about 17 percent of our state’s jobs and income.
Learn how to propagate your favorite plants from stem cuttings while we unravel the mystery behind rooting hormones and hardwood vs. softwood cuttings. On August 19, 2014, NC Cooperative Extension will hold a MORE »
Join us for the third annual Homegrown and Handmade contest to be held in conjunction with the Currituck Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 20th from 12:30- 4:00pm. The festival will take place at MORE »
The Currituck County Rural Center will host a fall equine vaccine clinic September 13 from 10am to 2pm. To register please call Tom Harrell 252-232-2262 firstname.lastname@example.org or on-line at: go.ncsu.edu/fallvaccineclinic We need 10 horses registered MORE »
The Currituck County Board of Commissioners adopted a proclamation Monday night recognizing the Centennial of North Carolina Cooperative Extension. County Extension Director, Cameron Lowe was on hand to acknowledge the gesture during the MORE »
The Currituck County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will be hosting a Currituck small farms tour on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 beginning at the Currituck Extension Center at 4:00 pm and ending MORE »
Watering plants during the summer can be an overwhelming task. Containers dry out quickly and leaving plants unattended during a vacation can be a disaster. On July 28, 2014 at 6:00pm NC Cooperative MORE »
Currituck County is currently recruiting youth ages 8-12 to attend the Eastern 4-H Educational Center in Columbia, NC during the week of Sunday July 27 through August 1, 2014. Some of the activities MORE »