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Pecan Twig Girdlers

(Adapted from the NC State Extension Twig Girdler Note) This past weekend, while preparing to mow my property, I had …

a group of fire ants on a stick

The Ants Go Marching Into Fall

Now that fall has arrived, this may be your last opportunity to take action against fire ants before colder …

Up close picture of a fall armyworm on a leaf

Fall Armyworms on the March

(Adapted from the article “Fall Armyworms Invade” by Minda Daughtry, Agriculture/Horticulture Agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension in Lee County) Over the past several …

scale disease on bark

Managing Scale Insects

(Taken from the article written by Paige Burns, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Richmond County at Managing Scale Insects in …

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Turf Is Heating Up

Most homeowners in Pamlico County are familiar with fire ants, but you may have never heard of Chinch bugs. …

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This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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Rhododendron gall midge maggots are small and whitish.

Rhododendron Gall Midge

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This factsheet describes the biology of the rhododendron borer moth, Synanthedon rhododendri, and provides residential …

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Pearslug

This factsheet describes the biology of the pearslug, Caliroa cerasi, and provides residential management recommendations. …

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Foxglove Aphid

This factsheet describes the biology of the foxglove aphid, Aulacorthum solani, and provides residential management …

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Pest Management Guidelines for Small Acreage North Carolina Rice Growers

Rice is a minor crop in the state of North Carolina with less than an …

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Citrus red mites feed primarily on plants in the citrus family.

Citrus Red Mite

This factsheet describes the biology of the citrus red mite, Panonychus citri, and provides residential …

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