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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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Pruning Ornamental Shrubs and Trees

On February 10, 2021, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both professionals and homeowners who …

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Basic Tree Pruning

Yes, it is that time of year again and while most things in life have slowed down due to …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Currituck Fall Fair Recap

This fall many of our traditional face to face community gatherings were cancelled or postponed as we learned how …

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Community Survey

So much has changed in 2020. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County has worked diligently this year to …

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Holiday Class Series

The end of 2020 is here and the holidays are in sight! If you’re looking for ideas to make …

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Pet Talent Show Contest

Can your dog catch a frisbee, or can your cat do a flip? Does your bird sing a song? …

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Fall Cooking Class Series 

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a Live online fall cooking class. All classes will be hosted …

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Festive Fall Arrangement Contest

Fall is here and many of you are outside decorating your homes for the holidays. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and festive …

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Pumpkin Carving Contest

The weather has finally cooled and fall is here! It’s time to go out and find the biggest pumpkin …

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What’s That Weird Worm?

What does 2020 have to offer us next? From COVID-19 to murder hornets, this year has been full of …

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Sweet Potato or Yam

Some people use the terms “sweet potato” and “yam” interchangeably when preparing meals. However, they are not related; they …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome during quarantine? Show it off at our virtual Homegrown and …

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Hay Bale Decorating Contest

Display your creativity and imagination in a family-friendly, county-wide competition. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County will be hosting a …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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