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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 am 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 1:00-3:00pm at the …

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Balancing Agricultural Productivity with Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

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Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

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Organizing a Community Recycling Program

This publication outlines key elements that local governments should consider when planning, implementing, publicizing and …

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

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Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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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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Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

This factsheet explains how you can set up and maintain a worm composting bin for …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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