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Harvest Season

The end of August signals the end of summer, the start of the school year, and the beginning 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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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Community Survey

So much has changed in 2020. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County has worked diligently this year to …

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Thrush in Horses

When picking out your horse’s hooves you expect to find a mixture of dirt and manure. Instead, your hoof …

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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-February 2019

Soybean Production Meeting – Feb. 6 The Soybean Production Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 from 8 to 10 …

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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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Best Management Practices for Agricultural Nutrients

This factsheet for farmers describes ways to control the harmful effects of excess nutrients while …

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Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

5/27/22
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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Liability Defenses for Injury of Farm Visitors

This factsheet provides an overview of a farmer or landowner’s obligations to visitors — invited …

Maintenance and Off-Season Storage of Irrigation Equipment

This powerpoint presentation offers information on how to perform maintenance on irrigation equipment and store …

5/10/22

Balancing Agricultural Productivity With Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

5/9/22

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

4/21/22

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).