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Shawn Banks

County Extension Director - Horticulture Agent Carteret County
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

Healthy Summer Lawns

Healthy Summer Lawns

A healthy lawn will often help keep the weeds out by not allowing them to get enough sunlight for …

Tomato Plant

Controlling Tomato Hornworm

Among the hardest to grow vegetables is the tomato. There are so many things that can go wrong with …

Oak Tree

Controlling Scale Insects

While scale insects don’t only appear in June, the symptoms of this insect are often most noticeable then. The insect …

Green Grass

Ground Pearls in the Summer

It may not be one of the largest insects in the world, but it’s also not the tiniest, however, …

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