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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

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Extension FAQs

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Currituck Crop News-January

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Disaster Resources - Florence

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Help Us to Help You!

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New Year, New Stuff, Same Us

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Important Farm Info Ahead of Irma

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