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Currituck Crop News-February 2019

Soybean Production Meeting – Feb. 6 The Soybean Production Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 from 8 to 10 …

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Soybeans: The Ultimate Legume

If you’ve ever driven through northeast North Carolina during the summer months and wondered, “What’s in that field?”, it …

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Help Us to Help You!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps create prosperity for North Carolina through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, …

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New Year, New Stuff, Same Us

The new year has made quite an entrance with record-breaking temperatures, frozen waterways, and unusual snowfall in our area. …

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2017 USDA Census of Agriculture

During the month of December, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) began mailing the …

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Winter AG Meetings

Upcoming Winter Meetings! Winter months for agricultural folks are about planning and preparing for the next growing season. So as …

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Impacts - October 2017

Learn how Currituck Extension put your investment to work and made positive impacts in our community in October of …

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Important Farm Info Ahead of Irma

Please see a news release below from the NCDA&CS, which details the temporary suspensions of the weighing of vehicles …

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Northeast Ag Expo

The 2017 Northeast Ag Expo will be held on Thursday, July 27 beginning at 8:00 a.m.. This year’s event is hosted …

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Currituck Agriculture Survey

Your help is needed to create an Agricultural Development Plan for Currituck County. This plan will contain the current …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

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North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

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Late blight on tomato leaf

Tomato Late Blight

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

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Working Safely: Ergonomic Issues in Christmas Tree Harvest

This publication discusses ergonomic practices that can be implemented during Christmas tree harvests to reduce …

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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

2/19/20

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

2/19/20