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The Currituck County Center Local Foods contacts are Cameron Lowe, Olivia Patchel.

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Night Out With Extension

Do you need a night out where you can enjoy learning new things while having fun? We have the …

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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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Starting Tropical Fruits

Have you ever tried to grow an avocado from a pit, with no luck? Or maybe you’ve seen a …

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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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Small Fruit Workshop

Are you interested in starting your own fruit or berry plants? Maybe you’ve grown them in the past, and …

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Greenhouse Workshop

Have you ever wanted your own greenhouse, but you do not know where to begin? Do you currently have …

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Spotted Lanternfly 

Be on the lookout! An established population of spotted lanternflies was detected in Carrol Co. Virginia, just north of …

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Soil Sampling

November marks the beginning of the holiday season, and the end of the free soil sample analysis; but who’s …

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Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Liability Defenses for Injury of Farm Visitors

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

5/19/22

Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

This publication is a useful resource that shell egg producers can use to identify egg …

5/10/22

Present Use Value: Transferring Property Enrolled in Present Use Value Property Taxation

This publication provides an overview of the Present-Use Value (PUV) property tax program in North …

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North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

3/23/22

Lease Considerations for Landowners and Farmers

This publication covers the basics of leasing land for farming operations, from both a landowner …