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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

Midge resting on leaf

Biology and Control of Non-Biting Aquatic Midges

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying aquatic midges and how to control them.

13 hours agoBiting and Stinging Pests
Lesser appleworm adult

Lesser Appleworm

Lesser appleworm description, life history, damage, and control.

1 week ago
STLM pupa

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

1 week ago
Tarnished plant bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

1 week ago
Dogwood borer adult

Dogwood Borer

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

1 week ago
Insidious plant bug

Insidious Plant Bug

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

1 week ago
RBLR adult

Redbanded Leafroller

Redbanded leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

1 week ago
Japanese beetle adult

Japanese Beetle

Japanese beetle description, life history, damage, and control.

1 week ago