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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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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

Spring is here and we would love to help you shape your garden with beautiful plants and free expert …

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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, …

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2021 Warm Season Turf Update

On February 9, 2021, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a training for golf course superintendents and …

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Let’s Start a Pollinator Garden!

Gardening is a healthy, fun activity for children! Young people that participate in gardening activities develop new skills, learn …

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Pruning Ornamental Shrubs and Trees

Update: This workshop was postponed to Wednesday, February 17, 2021, from 1–3:30 p.m. Please register at https://pruningornamentaltreesandshrubs2-17.eventbrite.com/ On February 10, …

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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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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Glufosinate injury on soybean

Glufosinate Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses glufosinate injury on soybean.

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Glyphosate injury

Glyphosate Injury on Soybeans

This factsheet discusses glyphosate injury on soybean.

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Very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury

VLCFA Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discuses very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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HPPD-inhibiting herbicide pre-emergence

HPPD and Clomazone Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses HPPD and clomazine injury on soybean.

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