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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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Gardening Using Native Plants

Native plants are adapted to the local soil and climate conditions where they naturally occur. These critical plants provide …

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Propagation Workshop

Plants are becoming more and more expensive! Save money and share plants with your friends and neighbors by learning …

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Fundamentals of Landscape Design

Updating your home’s landscaping is a great way to increase the value of your property and create outdoor spaces …

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Currituck County Intern

NC State Extension announced that Abby Rose is completing an Extension internship this summer with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, …

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Soil Sampling Season

Getting your soil sampled is a great way to get your planting season off on the right foot. Soil …

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Ornamental Tree and Shrub Workshop

Ornamental trees and shrubs serve numerous essential functions and provide the structural living components in a healthy well-landscaped yard. Participants …

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Spring Plant Sale

*Update* We are happy to announce that the Currituck County Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers’ annual Spring Plant Sale is open to …

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Rain Barrel Workshop

To help celebrate Earth Day, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present an in-person Rain Barrel Workshop …

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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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Live Monthly Food Demos! 

Do you love learning new recipes and cooking techniques? Would you like to try new vegetables and really enjoy …

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Spring and Summer Lawn Care

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is hosting a Spring and Summer Lawncare course “in-person” on Tuesday, February 16, …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

6 days ago
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Clubroot of Brassicas

The pathogen, host plants, symptoms and management of clubroot, a disease of crucifer crops, are …

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Downy Mildew on Brassica Crops

This factsheet covers the pathogen, host plants, symptoms, and management of downy mildew, a foliar …

Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

1 week ago
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Anthracnose of Pepper

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of anthracnose of pepper.

The Economic Impact of North Carolina's Shellfish Mariculture Industry

Factsheet summarizing the economic impact of North Carolina's shellfish mariculture industry.

5/21/21

Plan Before You Plant

Supplemental hand weeding accounts for the majority of landscape bed maintenance costs. When used exclusively, …

5/13/21Weed Facts