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Fall Soil Sampling

Fall is the perfect time to sample your soil, get the results, and amend your garden, lawn, or field. …

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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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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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