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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

SSB whole plant collapse

Southern Stem Blight of Strawberry

The symptoms and treatment techniques of southern stem blight in strawberries are discussed in this …

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Phytoplasma in the field

Phytoplasma of Strawberry

This publication offers information on phytoplasmas, organisms that multiply in the phloem of strawberry plants …

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Leather rot of fruit

Leather Rot of Strawberry

Leather rot, though occurring rarely in North Carolina, can cause substantial losses of fruit yield. …

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Leaf Scorch annual leaves

Leaf Scorch of Strawberry

This factsheet covers leaf scorch, a fungus that weakens strawberry leaves and plants.

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Botrytis crown rot in field

Gray Mold / Crown Rot of Strawberry

This factsheet describes the signs and symptoms, as well as control, of Botrytis crown rot …

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Common leaf spot whole plant

Common Leafspot of Strawberry

Common leaf spot of strawberries is described.

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BRR healthy vs not

Black Root Rot of Strawberry

Black root rot is caused by a complex of pathogens. These pathogens cause damage to …

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longitudinal cut of anthracnose crown rot

Anthracnose Crown Rot of Strawberry

Anthracnose crown rot is caused by the pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. This disease can cause significant …

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