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Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

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Extension Summer Pop-Up Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is cooking up tons of free, virtual fun this summer that highlights local …

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Time to Prune Hydrangeas?

Hydrangeas that bloom on “old wood” Hydrangeas are a bold, bright, and beautiful way to add color and texture to …

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Mission: Connection

Have you been missing experiences and human interaction? Well, North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County has the remedy …

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“BOLO” Canna

Well, it is that time of year again. The pests have begun invading our gardens. Don’t worry, N.C. Cooperative …

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Live Update

**UPDATE: As we work to transition back into more interactive programming, we will reduce the Live from Currituck Extension …

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Currituck Mask Makers

One day we will look back and remember the 2020 pandemic that shut down the world. Things changed for …

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Operational Update

With the lifting of the stay at home order and initiation of Phase 2 COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina, …

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Mole vs. Vole

Moles and Voles are often confused for one another, but when viewed closely, one can differentiate, between the two, …

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Protecting Your Garden From the Cold

This weekend we are forecasted to experience nighttime lows below 40 degrees. These temperatures are uncharacteristic for this time …

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Dividing Ornamental Grasses

Dividing your ornamental grasses helps to keep them healthy, strong, and vibrant! It is also a great way to …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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Meat Supply Facts

You have likely seen much on the news and floating around social media in regards to potential meat shortages …

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This Week in the Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is starting a new article/ video log series titled: This Week in the …

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Beginners Guide to Gardening

Starting a home garden can be a daunting task. The thought of buying materials and seeds, spending hours preparing …

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Canceled-Pollinator Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus, this class has been canceled* There are over 200,000 animals listed as “pollinators,” which is any …

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Pierce’s Disease Vectors in North Carolina Grapes

This factsheet offers information on Pierce's Disease, a bacterial disease of grapes in North Carolina.

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer and Additives in North Carolina Soils: Use, Placement, and Plant Response

Phosphorus (P) is the second most important nutrient in crop production but is often found …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

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Spider Mites in North Carolina Grapes

Two-spotted spider mites are a common pest of North Carolina grapes. This factsheet discusses the …

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Green Cloverworm in Soybean

This Soybean Insect Factsheet describes the biology, identification, and control of green cloverworm in soybeans …