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Spring Plant Sale

Spring is here and we would love to help you shape your garden with beautiful plants and free expert …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Currituck Fall Fair Recap

This fall many of our traditional face to face community gatherings were cancelled or postponed as we learned how …

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Community Survey

So much has changed in 2020. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County has worked diligently this year to …

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Holiday Class Series

The end of 2020 is here and the holidays are in sight! If you’re looking for ideas to make …

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Pet Talent Show Contest

Can your dog catch a frisbee, or can your cat do a flip? Does your bird sing a song? …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome during quarantine? Show it off at our virtual Homegrown and …

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Cut Flower Bouquet Contest

Creating cut flower bouquets is a fun, educational, and creative way to spend time outdoors. This activity can be …

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New Extension Resources

While the gathering restrictions associated with COVID-19 may have put a damper on face to face Cooperative Extension programming, …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

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Preparing the land.

Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2/24/21Urban Waterways
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …