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Shawn Banks

County Extension Director 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

Green Grasshopper blending in with the leaves and stems of a tomato plant.

Insects in the Garden

I went out to the garden this morning to pick a few small tomatoes for a snack during work …

Angular leaf spots of Cucurbit Downy mildew on cucumber leaves in the field.

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

Angular Yellow Spots of Cucurbit Downy Mildew by Shawn Banks A client brought in a sample of cucumber leaves today …

Two tomatoes the one on the left is struggling, the one on the right is healthy.

Problem With Tomatoes

In the demonstration garden at the Curb Market there are several plant including tomatoes, okra, beans, peppers, cucumbers, squash …

Horse Referendum

The North Carolina Horse Council plans to hold an equine referendum to extend the Horse Industry Promotion Assessment which …

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly on honeysuckle

National Pollinator Week 2016

This week, June 20 – 26 of 2016, is national pollinator week. Why might that be important to you? …

top of leaf infected with cucumber downy mildew

Cucumber Downy Mildew

Cucumber Downy Mildew has been diagnosed in Duplin County, North Carolina. This means the disease is likely to be …

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Carteret County, North Carolina