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Garden Tool Sharpening

This year’s Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Currituck County Speakers Bureau kicks off with Bill Kirkland’s Tool Sharpening class. Make …

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Greenhouse Workshop

Have you ever wanted your own greenhouse, but you do not know where to begin? Do you currently have …

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Holiday Food Safety Hints 

Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week? If you are like me there are probably dozens of items left …

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Spotted Lanternfly 

Be on the lookout! An established population of spotted lanternflies was detected in Carrol Co. Virginia, just north of …

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Soil Sampling

November marks the beginning of the holiday season, and the end of the free soil sample analysis; but who’s …

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Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Winterizing Your Garden

Preparing your garden for winter is equally as important as the preparation, planning, and planting that takes place in …

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Lawn Burrweed Control

Summer is over, and the fall is finally here. With that, our lawns are growing slower and we’re able …

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Fall Plant Sale

Fall is the best time of year to plant garden plants and trees in mild winter climates, including native …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Present Use Value: Transferring Property Enrolled in Present Use Value Property Taxation

This publication provides an overview of the Present-Use Value (PUV) property tax program in North …

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The Soybean Plant

This publication, chapter 1 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, describes the soybean plant …

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Insect Management

This publication, chapter 9 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, covers common insects and …

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North Carolina Soybean Production Guide

This publication provides information to growers about soybean production in North Carolina. It discusses economic …

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Harvesting, Drying, and Storage

This publication, chapter 11 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, describe harvesting, drying, …

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Disease and Nematode Management

This publication, chapter 8 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, discusses disease management in …

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Fertilization and Nutrient Management

This publication, chapter 6 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, covers fertilization and nutrient …

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Weed Management

This publication, chapter 7 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, addresses weed management in …

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