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2019 Wheat Variety Trial Results

This year’s wheat variety trials were conducted in Camden, Perquimans, and Pasquotank Counties. Wheat varieties are listed by the …

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What the Heck Is That?!?!

This time of year you can find these insects moving from wheat fields and woods’ edges to corn fields …

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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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Currituck County Pesticide Training

NC Cooperative Extension provides educational programs for people that need continuing education credits in pesticide education so that …

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2018 Northeast Ag Expo

The Northeast Ag Expo is held each year on the last Thursday in July. This event highlights the latest …

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Soybeans: The Ultimate Legume

If you’ve ever driven through northeast North Carolina during the summer months and wondered, “What’s in that field?”, it …

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Currituck Extension Impacts - 2017

NC State Extension in Currituck recently addressed the Board of Commissioners to share impacts from the 2017 program year. …

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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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Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …