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2019 Growing in the Mountains Series

This series features educational agriculture programs that will aid farmers and landowners in varying levels to make the most of their land …

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Moles and Voles, Oh My!

Woodland or Pine Vole Lawn, landscape, or garden damage from wildlife pests is one of the most common calls that …

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Thousand Cankers Disease

Not long ago, you may have heard about the recent detection of Thousand Cankers Disease in Haywood County within …

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New Bugs on the Block

Just when homeowners were getting used to dealing with multicolored Asian lady beetles invading homes in the fall, now …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

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Controlling Millipedes in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and management of millipedes in and …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
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Cotton Seedling Diseases

Seedling diseases are a major disease concern for North Carolina cotton production. Numerous fungi are …

Root knot nematode damage in a soybean field

Root Knot Nematode of Soybean

Root knot nematodes can cause significant damages to soybean fields in North Carolina. This factsheet …

Root Knot Nematode of Cotton

Cotton root knot nematodes are capable of causing significant losses to cotton production. In addition …

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Root Knot Nematode of Tobacco

Nematodes are an economically important pest for flue-cured tobacco production. Root knot nematode is particularly …

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

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Termite Prevention - Approaches for New Construction

This entomology insect note discusses various methods for termite prevention in new home construction.

2 weeks agoWood-Damaging Pests
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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …