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Report to the People

NC State Extension in Currituck County will hold their annual “Report to the People” on Monday, April 18 at …

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Home Gardening Workshop

The Extension Master Gardeners of Currituck and Dare Counties will be conducting a Home Gardening Workshop providing information to …

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Carlee Hogan of Tarheel Produce displays her products at the 2015 Currituck County Home, Flower, and Garden Show

Call for Vendors

2016 Currituck Home, Flower, and Garden Show The Currituck County Extension Master Gardeners are hosting the 2016 Currituck County …

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Healthy Video Series

Are you looking to make 2016 a great year? Do you want to look and feel better? Have more …


All Bugs Good and Bad

Are you bothered by ants or roaches? Do you want to know more about bees, wasps and hornets? Join us …


Free Lunch & Learn

Join NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center for a quick cooking demonstration using produce grown in Currituck County! The …


Rain Gardens

Backyard rain gardens are a fun and inexpensive way to improve water quality and enhance the beauty of your …

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2015 Northeast Ag Expo

The 2015 Northeast Ag Expo Field Day will be held on Thursday, July 30 beginning at 7:00 am with registration …

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Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies The NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck Center is sponsoring an educational presentation on Butterfly Gardening. The program is …

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Shoot Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a shoot inhibitor herbicide injury.

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