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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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New Year, New Stuff, Same Us

The new year has made quite an entrance with record-breaking temperatures, frozen waterways, and unusual snowfall in our area. …

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Impacts - October 2017

Learn how Currituck Extension put your investment to work and made positive impacts in our community in October of …

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Important Farm Info Ahead of Irma

Please see a news release below from the NCDA&CS, which details the temporary suspensions of the weighing of vehicles …

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Currituck Agriculture Survey

Your help is needed to create an Agricultural Development Plan for Currituck County. This plan will contain the current …

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Home Gardening Workshop

The Extension Master Gardeners of Currituck and Dare Counties will be conducting a Home Gardening Workshop providing information to …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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2019 Sod Producers’ Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

2 days ago
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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

B. cinerea conidia

Botrytis Fruit Rot / Gray Mold on Strawberry

Botrytis rot, or gray mold as it is often called, is a serious disease in …

3 days ago
Bacterial spot symptoms on field tomatoes caused by Xanthomonas

Bacterial Spot of Pepper and Tomato

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and control of bacterial spot of peppers and tomatoes.

Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

2 weeks ago
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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines

This review presents the key steps involved in pruning a mature Carlos vine for maximum …

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Ripe fruit with soft wet flesh on tip

Water Damage

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and management of water damage in strawberry production.