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Insect Management

Insect Management: Organic and Least Toxic Insecticide Options in the Home Garden Home gardeners put a lot of time, effort, …

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Plant of the Month - July 2020

PLANT OF THE MONTH Gardenia jasminoides Nothing says summer in the south like the fragrant blooms of Gardenia. One sniff and …

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Extension Summer Pop-Up Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is cooking up tons of free, virtual fun this summer that highlights local …

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Time to Prune Hydrangeas?

Hydrangeas that bloom on “old wood” Hydrangeas are a bold, bright, and beautiful way to add color and texture to …

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Cancelled-Mission: Connection

*This class has been cancelled* Have you been missing experiences and human interaction? Well, North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck …

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“BOLO” Canna

Well, it is that time of year again. The pests have begun invading our gardens. Don’t worry, N.C. Cooperative …

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Live Update

**UPDATE: As we work to transition back into more interactive programming, we will reduce the Live from Currituck Extension …

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Currituck Mask Makers

One day we will look back and remember the 2020 pandemic that shut down the world. Things changed for …

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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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Mole vs. Vole

Moles and Voles are often confused for one another, but when viewed closely, one can differentiate, between the two, …

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Protecting Your Garden From the Cold

This weekend we are forecasted to experience nighttime lows below 40 degrees. These temperatures are uncharacteristic for this time …

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Dividing Ornamental Grasses

Dividing your ornamental grasses helps to keep them healthy, strong, and vibrant! It is also a great way to …

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Extension FAQs

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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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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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The Soybean Plant

This publication, chapter 1 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, describes the soybean plant …

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Insect Management

This publication, chapter 9 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, covers common insects and …

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North Carolina Soybean Production Guide

This publication provides information to growers about soybean production in North Carolina. It discusses economic …

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Harvesting, Drying, and Storage

This publication, chapter 11 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, describe harvesting, drying, …

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Disease and Nematode Management

This publication, chapter 8 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, discusses disease management in …

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Fertilization and Nutrient Management

This publication, chapter 6 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, covers fertilization and nutrient …

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Weed Management

This publication, chapter 7 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, addresses weed management in …

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