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2019 Home Canning Series

NC Cooperative Extension is holding a series of home canning classes from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the N.C. …

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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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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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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, …

Cover photo for 2018 Home Canning Series

2018 Home Canning Series

NC Cooperative Extension is holding a series of home canning classes from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Currituck …

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Pesticide Disposal Day

WHAT: Pesticide Disposal Day WHERE: Crop Production Services, Shawboro NC WHEN: February 27, 2018 NC Cooperative Extension and NCDA & CS …

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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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Impacts - October 2017

Learn how Currituck Extension put your investment to work and made positive impacts in our community in October of …

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2017 Home Food Preserver Series

NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a series of home food preservation classes from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at …

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Packing a Safe Cooler

The summer months are upon us which means it is time to do a lot of outdoor eating. This …

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Report to the People

NC State Extension in Currituck County will hold their annual “Report to the People” on Monday, April 18 at …

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Home Gardening Workshop

The Extension Master Gardeners of Currituck and Dare Counties will be conducting a Home Gardening Workshop providing information to …

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Canning Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s 2016 home food preservation series has had a few changes. The Jams and …

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Soil Fertility Management for Irish Potato Production in Eastern North Carolina

This publication describes fertilizer management strategies for optimum potato yields and to prevent problems (such …

3/25/19SoilFacts
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Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

2/5/19Local Foods
Starch iodine staining pattern used to determine apple maturity.

Maximizing Your SmartFresh℠ Investments

SmartFresh℠ (1-methylcyclopropene, MCP) is a relatively new tool for postharvest management of apples. In 2002, …

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

12/5/18
Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

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Ideas for "No-Cook" Food Bags

In preparation for an emergency, keep the following food items that do not need refrigeration …

Foods That Require No Cooking

This publication covers a variety of foods that can be prepared even if there is …

Meal Preparation and Food Safety After a Power Failure

After a power failure, you might not have heat, refrigeration, or water. This publication explains …