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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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Blue-Green Algae

In recent weeks, toxic algae have made the front page of multiple news sources, who have warned of the …

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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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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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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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Currituck Heritage Festival

The Currituck County Rural Center (CCRC) will again be the host site for the annual Currituck Heritage Festival. This …

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4-H Agent Receives Title Promotion

Currituck County Cooperative Extension is proud to announce that Ellen Owens, Extension 4-H & Youth Development Agent, has met …

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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 …

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Fall Plant Sale

The Currituck Master Gardeners will hold their annual Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 …

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Free Lunch & Learn

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

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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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Canning Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a series of home food preservation classes from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at …

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Water Quality Monitoring for the Assessment of Watershed Projects

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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2022 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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The North Carolina Erosion and Sedimentation Pollution Control Program

This factsheet explains the requirements, standards, penalties and principles of the North Carolina Erosion and …

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Coastal Hazards and Tourism: Exploring Outer Banks Visitors’ Responses to Storm-Related Impacts

This publication discusses the impacts of coastal hazards on the tourism industry of North Carolina's …

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Natural and Constructed Wetlands in North Carolina: An Overview for Citizens

This factsheet is designed to give a brief overview of natural and constructed wetlands and …

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Mid-Season Soybean Phosphorus (P) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of phosphorus deficiency in …