Through the North Carolina Specialty Crops Program, a collaboration of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Marketing Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, North Carolina Cooperative Extension is teaching growers how to produce and sell crops ranging from exotic purple potatoes to lettuce, specialty melons and medicinal herbs. Growers who produce these high-value crops are able to diversify and develop new income sources.
NC Cooperative Extension in Currituck County is conducting a survey to determine issues and needs in our community related to the areas of agriculture, youth development, and foods and nutrition. Your responses to MORE »
Currituck County Cooperative Extension welcomed Sarah Watts as the newest member of their staff on November 2, 2015. Sarah will be serving as the Agriculture Technician for Currituck County. She will oversee the MORE »
The Currituck County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring a pesticide continuing education class at the Currituck County Extension Center, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC on Monday, November 9, 2015 beginning at 8:30 MORE »
Currituck County Cooperative Extension is proud to announce that Olivia Jones recently received recognition as an Outstanding Young Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences in the state of North Carolina. “This comes as MORE »
North Carolina is making preparations to combat a possible avian influenza outbreak. As part of this initiative, officials at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are requesting that all poultry MORE »
Join NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center for a quick cooking demonstration using produce grown in Currituck County! The demonstration will be held at the Extension Office, 120 Community Way in Barco on MORE »
Backyard rain gardens are a fun and inexpensive way to improve water quality and enhance the beauty of your yard. Rain gardens capture storm water runoff from rooftops and driveways, giving it a MORE »