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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 …

June 4-H Newsletter

Click the link below to find out all the fun happenings in Macon County 4-H this Month. June 2018 4-H …

2018 4-H Summer Relief

Come join us for our summer activities. Get ready for fun, sun and great adventure with Macon County 4-H …

Notched Edges on Rhododendron

Notches on rhododendron leaves that appear overnight may be caused by adult black vine weevils (Otiorhynchyus sulcatus). Weevil larvae …

Raspberry Leaves Drying Up

If your raspberry leaves are drying up and the canes are wilting and breaking off at ground level, first …

Boxwood Leafminers

Now is a good time to scout for boxwood leafminer damage and determine if control is needed on your …

Pesticide Disposal Day

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

Picture of Fall Webworms

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Nests or ‘tents’ of the eastern tent caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum, are a common problem in the spring in Macon …