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Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

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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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Meat Supply Facts

You have likely seen much on the news and floating around social media in regards to potential meat shortages …

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This Week in the Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is starting a new article/ video log series titled: This Week in the …

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Beginners Guide to Gardening

Starting a home garden can be a daunting task. The thought of buying materials and seeds, spending hours preparing …

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Canceled-Pollinator Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus, this class has been canceled* There are over 200,000 animals listed as “pollinators,” which is any …

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Paraquat Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will be holding an in-person training to help assist applicators with the new …

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Canceled-Bee Series

*Due to the coronavirus , this series has been canceled.* Starting this April, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, in …

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Canceled-Organic Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* No April Fools! The esteemed Marie Mims Butler is coming to …

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Cancelled - Extension Open House

“Extension is the best-kept secret out there.” That phrase is often used when folks describe what N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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Pruning Ornamentals

Because of popular demand, on February 22, 2020, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both …

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Cancelled-Small Fruit Workshop

*This event has been cancelled due to illness. The workshop will be rescheduled at a later date* Nothing is better …

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2019 Recap

Each year, N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County takes an opportunity to reflect upon the previous year’s work and …

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Currituck Landscaper’s School

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is hosting a “Landscapers School” on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from 9 a.m.–noon. …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Soybean Sunscald

Sunscald is caused by bright sunlight on a wet leaf after exposure to high temperatures. …

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Soybean Fertilizer Burn

Fertilizer burn can occur to the soybean seed from an in-furrow application and to the …

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Soybean Compaction

Soil compaction, caused by field traffic and heavy machinery use, can be a significant issue for …

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Soybean Cold Damage

Cold damage in soybeans can emerge early or late in the season. This publication describes …

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Soybean Deer Damage

This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer in North …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

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