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2022 Warm Season Turf Update

On March 1st, 2022 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck Center will host a training for golf course superintendents and landscapers …

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Spotted Lanternfly 

Be on the lookout! An established population of spotted lanternflies was detected in Carrol Co. Virginia, just north 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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4-H Summer Fun 2021

The Currituck County 4-H Summer Camp Program offers youth a wide variety of fun, hands-on experiences that provide structure …

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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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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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Fall Family Fun Virtual Fair

The year 2020 has been full of disappointment for many. Most recently it was announced that even the North …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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Currituck Crop News-January

Starting in January 2019, North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County will be publishing a monthly newsletter containing a …

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Disaster Resources - Florence

The potential for severe impacts from Hurricane Florence is becoming more and more imminent for our area. Please act …

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Help Us to Help You!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps create prosperity for North Carolina through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, …

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2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings

This pest control guide was a project of the Southern Nursery IPM Working Group (SNIPM) …

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13. Propagation

This propagation chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how and why to grow new …

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Basil Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of basil downy mildew.

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Henbit

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of henbit.

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Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of moss in turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing healthy, dense turf. …

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Low Investment Propagation / Winter Protection Structure

This factsheet covers the basics of constructing a propagation / winter protection structure in a …

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Strawberry Boron (B) Toxicity

Boron toxicity symptoms are described and management options discussed.

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Strawberry Boron (B) Deficiency

Boron deficiency of strawberries is described and corrective information provided.