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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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Cenceled-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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Paraquat Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will be holding an in-person training to help assist applicators with the new …

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Bee Series

*Due to the coronavirus , the April 9th class is canceled.* Starting this April, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, …

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Canceled-Organic Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* No April Fools! The esteemed Marie Mims Butler is coming to …

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Cancelled - Extension Open House

“Extension is the best-kept secret out there.” That phrase is often used when folks describe what N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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Pruning Ornamentals

Because of popular demand, on February 22, 2020, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both …

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Cancellled-Small Fruit Workshop

*This event has been cancelled due to illness. The workshop will be rescheduled at a later date* Nothing is better …

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2019 Recap

Each year, N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County takes an opportunity to reflect upon the previous year’s work and …

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Currituck Landscaper’s School

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is hosting a “Landscapers School” on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from 9 a.m.–noon. …

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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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Insect Management on Organic Farms

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

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Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

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