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Currituck Fall Fair Recap

This fall many of our traditional face to face community gatherings were cancelled or postponed as we learned how …

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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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Holiday Class Series

The end of 2020 is here and the holidays are in sight! If you’re looking for ideas to make …

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Pet Talent Show Contest

Can your dog catch a frisbee, or can your cat do a flip? Does your bird sing a song? …

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Fall Cooking Class Series 

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a Live online fall cooking class. All classes will be hosted …

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Festive Fall Arrangement Contest

Fall is here and many of you are outside decorating your homes for the holidays. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and festive …

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Pumpkin Carving Contest

The weather has finally cooled and fall is here! It’s time to go out and find the biggest pumpkin …

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What’s That Weird Worm?

What does 2020 have to offer us next? From COVID-19 to murder hornets, this year has been full of …

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Sweet Potato or Yam

Some people use the terms “sweet potato” and “yam” interchangeably when preparing meals. However, they are not related; they …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome during quarantine? Show it off at our virtual Homegrown and …

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Hay Bale Decorating Contest

Display your creativity and imagination in a family-friendly, county-wide competition. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County will be hosting a …

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Cut Flower Bouquet Contest

Creating cut flower bouquets is a fun, educational, and creative way to spend time outdoors. This activity can be …

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Azalea Caterpillars

If you notice large sections of your azaleas that are virtually stripped of leaves there is a good chance …

spider mites

Spider Mites 

Identification Several species of warm and cool-season Spider mites call eastern North Carolina home. Spider mites are small, no bigger …

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This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Glufosinate Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses glufosinate injury on soybean.

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Glyphosate Injury on Soybeans

This factsheet discusses glyphosate injury on soybean.

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VLCFA Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discuses very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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This factsheet discusses HPPD and clomazine injury on soybean.

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