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2021 Poultry Show 

The 2021 Currituck County 4-H Poultry project has come to an end and boy was it a great finish! …

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Harvest Season

The end of August signals the end of summer, the start of the school year, and the beginning of …

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Currituck Farm Festival

Mark your calendars for October 2, 2021, from 1–4 p.m. for the Currituck Farm Festival, a celebration of our …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

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Youth Rabbit Show

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Disaster Resources - Florence

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Patulin

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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PR Toxin

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