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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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ECA Scholarship Winner Announced

N.C. Cooperative Extension would like to congratulate Mitch Kreisel for winning the NC State Extension and Community Association (ECA) …

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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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Two Minutes of Impact

Currituck Extension has a new monthly feature designed to inform the public about the impacts and results of the …

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Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck Center is sponsoring an educational presentation on Butterfly Gardening. The program is …

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Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

This publication provides an overview of how to design and manage a composting system to …

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Basic Information for Determining Drain Spacing on North Carolina Soils

Knowing the soil profile of your agricultural land will help determine the spacing needed for …

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Agricultural Subsurface Drainage Cost in North Carolina

Subsurface drainage is beneficial to agricultural lands by improving crop yield and eliminating prolonged wet …

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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

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Using Polyacrylamide (PAM) to Reduce Erosion on Construction Sites

This factsheet covers the use of polyacrylamides as a means of erosion control on construction …

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Using Baffles to Improve Sediment Basins

Runoff on construction sites often contains large amount of soil and trapping it before it …

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Fiber Check Dams and Polyacrylamide for Water Quality Improvement

This publication discusses the construction of fiber check dams on construction sites to control sediment …

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Chemical Treatment to Control Turbidity on Construction Sites

Construction sites of more than one acre are required to install systems to retain sediment …

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