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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. …

Pleb Urban Winery Hosting Area

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 …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

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Mosquito Control for Stormwater Facilities

This factsheet provides a review of strategies for designing and maintaining stormwater facilities to limit …

4 days agoUrban Waterways
Figure 1. Immature cottony cushion scale insects.

Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …

Figure 1. Euonymus bush infested with euonymus scale.

Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to identify and manage common armored scale insects that …

Citrus mealybugs

Mealybugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of mealybugs, an insect pest of …

 larger elm leaf beetle

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

The larger elm leaf beetle is 3/8 to 5/8 inches long. It is orange with …

Aphid.

Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …

Figure 1. Columbine damage by leafminer flies.

Leafminer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of leafminer flies, an insect pest …

Figure 1. Hemispherical scale.

Hemispherical Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of hemispherical scale, an insect pest …