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Full Bloom Event Scheduled

2020 Full Bloom Home & Garden Show Sponsored by Sharpe’s Lawn Equipment March 6 & 7, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. …

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New Grape Growers Training

New Grape Growers Training December 12, 2018; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pleb Urban Winery 289 Lyman Street Asheville, NC 28801 Agenda 8:30-9 …

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2019 NC Agritunity Conference and Trade Show

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference Hours 9 a.m. – …

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Got Fire Ants?

Fire Ants have been an issue this season. So what can be done to get rid of them?? Check out …

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NC Farm Schools: Lincolnton County

The NC Farm School program offers business-planning seminars which will give you the tools to create a viable business …

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Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

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This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …

Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

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Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, …

Illustration of soybean looper life stages

Soybean Looper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and management of soybean loopers, a pest …

Illustration of velvetbean caterpillar life stages

Velvetbean Caterpillar in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the velvetbean caterpillar, a …

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Stink Bug in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of stink bugs in soybeans …

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Soybean Aphid in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the soybean aphid, a …