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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 …

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Figure 1. New house under construction.

Termite Prevention - Approaches for New Construction

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

2 days agoWood-Damaging Pests
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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

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 …

B. cinerea conidia

Botrytis Fruit Rot / Gray Mold on Strawberry

Botrytis rot, or gray mold as it is often called, is a serious disease in …

1 week ago
lady beetle larva

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

1 week ago
Figure 1. Drawing of an eriophyid mite.

Rosette Bud Mite on Fraser Fir

This publication describes the control of the rosette bud mite, a mite that destroys the …

2 weeks agoChristmas Tree Notes
Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.