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Shawn Banks

Shawn Banks

County Extension Director & Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Carteret County Centershawn_banks@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 303 College Cir
Morehead City, NC 28557
Mailing Address: 303 College Cir
Morehead City, NC 28557

Job Description As the County Extension Director I manage the office budget and personnel. I also have responsibilities in Agriculture which include being the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator, Pesticide Coordinator and Horticulture agent to name a few of my responsibilities.

Recent Posts by Shawn Banks

Cover on crop to protect from frost

Cover Tender Summer Crops

Quite often I’ve heard the saying from long time gardeners that Good Friday is a great time to start …

Lawn mower cutting the grass

Sharpen Your Mower Blade

I took the lawn mower out for the first time since November and mowed down the weeds in the …

Weeds

Lawn Weed Control

A close look in areas where I have seen crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis) in the past couple of years reveals …

Lettuce in a container

Planting Spring Vegetables

It’s not too late to plant spring vegetables in the garden. If you have the space, a row of …

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