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Currituck Extension April Report

April brought showers of activity at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center. It is finally starting to feel normal …

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Currituck Extension January Report

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck has a new monthly feature designed to inform the public about the impacts and …

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Holiday Food Safety Hints 

Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week? If you are like me there are probably dozens of items left …

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Handmade and Homegrown Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome this year? Show it off at our Handmade and Homegrown …

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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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