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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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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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Unsolicited Seed Shipments

You may have recently seen news reports of people all across the country receiving unsolicited seed packages from China. …

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Operational Update

With the lifting of the stay at home order and initiation of Phase 2 COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina, …

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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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2019 Home Canning Series

N.C. 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, …

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2018 Home Canning Series

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

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Personnel Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Food Safety

The FDA considers Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) to be “Necessary to prevent animal food …

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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 …

5/7/21
Oysters have a tear-drop shape. Clams are compact and rounded.

Shellfish Leases and Harvest Closures Along the North Carolina Coast

This publication discusses the practice of leasing estuarine waters on the North Carolina coast for …

4/13/21
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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 …

3/18/21

The Role of Preconditioning in Food and Feed Extrusion

This Q&A factsheets answers several questions about the preconditioning process in food and feed extrusion.

3/9/21

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

2/22/21

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 …

2/17/21SoilFacts

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

2/12/21Food Safety