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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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Figure 1. Two sweet basil leaf types produced out Of the same pa

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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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

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Root Knot Nematode of Tobacco

Nematodes are an economically important pest for flue-cured tobacco production. Root knot nematode is particularly …

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Drosophila larvae in banana

Other Drosophila Species in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of native drosophila species in strawberries.

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Garden Symphylan in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of garden symphylan in strawberries.