Field crops — tobacco, soybeans, corn, cotton, peanuts, sweet potatoes, forages and small grains — pervade North Carolina’s rural landscape. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers maintain profitability by providing the latest research-based information and recommendations on the best varieties and production practices for the state’s conditions. Extension also helps growers comply with changing regulations, investigate new higher-value opportunities, develop solid business plans and explore marketing options.
Homeowners, gardeners, and agriculture producers looking to dispose of out-dated or unwanted pesticides, as well as protect the environment are invited to the Pesticide Disposal Collection Day. On Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from MORE »
We have several upcoming opportunities for private pesticide applicators to earn continuing education credits. The following training classes have been approved by NCDA&CS for two (2) hours of “V” credits for private applicators MORE »
Upcoming Events Joint Commodity Conference, January 13-15, 2016, Sheraton Imperial, Durham Annual Soybean Festival, Tuesday,January 26, 2016 at the Kermit White Center on the campus of Elizabeth City State University: 4:00 PM – MORE »
In the spirit of the holiday season, Currituck County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers gave a donation of $500 dollars to each of the local food pantries of Currituck County. Agriculture Extension Technician Sarah MORE »
Recently, Currituck County Cooperative Extension Service recognized the countless accomplishments made this year by the volunteers of the Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program. The year 2015 saw the largest Currituck County Flower MORE »
The holidays mean business. People are stretched thin, trying to manage it all while still being a source of holiday cheer. When holiday stress comes around, holiday weight gain is often not far MORE »