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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

Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

1 week agoCEFS
Life cycle of a chigger

Mites That "Bug" People

This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …

Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

1 week agoPDIC Factsheets
Illustration of three-cornered alfalfa hopper life stages

Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, …

Illustration of soybean looper life stages

Soybean Looper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and management of soybean loopers, a pest …

Illustration of velvetbean caterpillar life stages

Velvetbean Caterpillar in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the velvetbean caterpillar, a …

Photo of brown stink bug

Stink Bug in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of stink bugs in soybeans …

Photo of adult soybean aphid (wingless)

Soybean Aphid in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the soybean aphid, a …