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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

Plant Sale Flier

Annual Spring Plant Sale!

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to get to planting. The Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer …

Pruning larger tree limbs

Pruning Larger Limbs Safely

Take a look at this episode of Extension Gardener on the Crystal Coast video series, as Shawn Banks discusses how to …

St Augustinegrass

Warmer Temps and Flowering Weeds

On warm days, with temperatures of 55 degrees, weeds will be growing and getting ready to produce flowers, if …

Young lettuce in the garden

Starting Seeds and Pruning Trees

Fruit trees, grape vines, and blueberries can and should be pruned this month. Pruning on these plants allows for …

Fallen Tree Limb

Tree Limb Care and Repair

All joking aside, most of our native trees and shrubs are used to this kind of up and down …

Master Gardener Training Class Info

2024 Master Gardener Training

We are now accepting applications for the 2024 Master Gardener℠ Training Class. For an application or more info, email shawn_banks@ncsu.edu …

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