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Currituck Holiday Festivities

Join us for the 2019 Currituck Holiday Festivities! Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner! On …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

There is still time to create and submit your entries for the 2019 Homegrown and Homemade contest held at …

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Local Foods Newsletter - October

Welcome to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Local Food Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on …

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Fall Soil Sampling

Fall is upon us, and though summer is over and school is back in session, gardening is far from …

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Concrete Paver Workshop

Make a simple backyard beautiful and extend your living space to the outdoors with a paver patio, pathway, or …

purple, green and red grapes

Local Food Newsletter - September

Welcome to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center Local Foods Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on …

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Kid's Garden Party

Join us for a fun time in our community garden! We will explore some of the fun things that …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Join us for the annual Homegrown and Handmade contest held in conjunction with the Currituck Heritage Festival on Saturday, …

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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 …

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Blue-Green Algae

In recent weeks, toxic algae have made the front page of multiple news sources, who have warned of the …

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Local Food Newsletter - August

Welcome to N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Local Foods Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on figs. …

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2019 Wheat Variety Trial Results

This year’s wheat variety trials were conducted in Camden, Perquimans, and Pasquotank Counties. Wheat varieties are listed by the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Soil Fertility on Organic Farms

Throughout this manual we have discussed how organic farmers strive to build healthy soil in …

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Soil Quality Considerations for Organic Farmers

In our drive to meet the food and fiber needs of ever-increasing populations, we are …

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STLM pupa

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Tarnished plant bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Dogwood borer adult

Dogwood Borer

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Insidious plant bug

Insidious Plant Bug

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

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RBLR adult

Redbanded Leafroller

Redbanded leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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