Commercial horticulture — fruit, vegetable and landscape plant production — represents a fast-growing segment of North Carolina’s economy. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers implement research-based production practices, investigate high-value alternative crops, develop sound business plans and explore new marketing options to ensure continued farm profitability, environmental stewardship and quality of life.
Sanctuary Vineyards claims NC Wine Grower of Excellence Award at 2015 North Carolina Winegrowers Association Annual Conference By Christine McMaster Jarvisburg, NC Sanctuary Vineyards was presented with the 2015 Wine Grower of Excellence MORE »
The Extension Master Gardeners of Currituck and Dare Counties will be conducting a Home Gardening Workshop providing information to people interested in or already participating in home gardening, weekend gardening, or community gardening. MORE »
Homeowners, gardeners, and agriculture producers looking to dispose of out-dated or unwanted pesticides, as well as protect the environment are invited to the Pesticide Disposal Collection Day. On Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from MORE »
We have several upcoming opportunities for private pesticide applicators to earn continuing education credits. The following training classes have been approved by NCDA&CS for two (2) hours of “V” credits for private applicators MORE »
Upcoming Events Joint Commodity Conference, January 13-15, 2016, Sheraton Imperial, Durham Annual Soybean Festival, Tuesday,January 26, 2016 at the Kermit White Center on the campus of Elizabeth City State University: 4:00 PM – MORE »
The holidays mean business. People are stretched thin, trying to manage it all while still being a source of holiday cheer. When holiday stress comes around, holiday weight gain is often not far MORE »
Currituck County Cooperative Extension welcomed Sarah Watts as the newest member of their staff on November 2, 2015. Sarah will be serving as the Agriculture Technician for Currituck County. She will oversee the MORE »