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2020 Hemp Field Day Is Live!

9/14/2020 – We are happy to announce that the 2020 NC State University Virtual Hemp Field Day is now …

Eastern tent caterpillar feeding on a cherry leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Eastern tent caterpillars are common native insects that create silk webs or ‘tents’ in the branch crotches of some …

Slugs and Their Management

Slugs are simply snails (mollusks) without shells. They live in and on the ground and have big appetites for …

Mosquito Control Around the Home

Mosquitoes are important pests because their biting activity often interferes with outdoor activities. They may transmit disease organisms to …

Pesticide Disposal Day

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County, will hold a pesticide disposal/collection day in cooperation with the N.C. Department of …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Preemergence Herbicide Efficacy

A table of efficacy rankings for preemergence herbicides labeled for use in nursery crops and/or …

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Green Fruitworm

Green fruitworm description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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Figure 1A. Adult beetle.

The Small Hive Beetle: A Pest of Honey Bee Colonies

This factsheet describes the small hive beetle, its life cycle and how to prevent infestations …

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Managing Varroa Mites in Honey Bee Colonies

The varroa mite (Varroa destructor) is the most serious pest of honey bee colonies worldwide. …

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Varroa mite

Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

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Different insect antennae.

4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

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Emerald Ash Borer

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the emerald ash borer, an …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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