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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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2022 Albemarle Area Landscape School

Starting on Feb 15th, 2022, N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck Center will host a training for landscape professionals. This training …

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Miniature Garden Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck County center is hosting a two-part, hands-on Miniature Garden series, starting with a Hypertufa Workshop …

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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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Garden Tool Sharpening

This year’s Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Currituck County Speakers Bureau kicks off with Bill Kirkland’s Tool Sharpening class. Make …

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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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Winterizing Your Garden

Preparing your garden for winter is equally as important as the preparation, planning, and planting that takes place in …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Pole Bean Production

In North Carolina, pole beans are grown commercially in the mountain counties and, on a …

2024 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

6 days ago

2024 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

7 days ago
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Effects of Wind-Induced Sodium Salts on Soils in Coastal Agricultural Fields

This publication provides information on the impacts wind-driven events have on the soil fertility. Salt …

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Evaluation of Variety, Row Spacing, and Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates on Sesame Yields in North Carolina

With growing demand for sesame and production limitations in traditional sesame-producing states, there is a …

2 weeks ago

Nutrient Removal by Crops in North Carolina

This publication discusses nutrient removal by crops, which is useful in comparing the nutrient demands …

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Limited Liability Companies: Steps in Formation

This Factsheet discusses the steps in forming an LLC in North Carolina for your farm.

Lease Considerations for Landowners and Farmers

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