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Southern Farm Show 2019

The Southern Farm Show begins January 30th and runs through February 1st at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. …

4th of July & Yellow Jackets

Happy Independence Day! With this national holiday comes lots of activities & meals outside. Often food and drinks draw …

Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees are easy to confuse with bumblebees. Behavior and appearance are two characteristics that can be used to …

Lomax Farm Field Day

Lomax Farm Field Day will be held on May 22nd from 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon at 3445 Atando …

Cover photo for 2015 Union County Farm City Banquet

2015 Union County Farm City Banquet

COME JOINT US!!! FARM CITY BANQUET Thursday, September 24th will be the date. At the Union County Agricultural Services & Conference Center 3230 …

July 2013 Turn Rows

Check out the new issue of Turn Rows Newsletter just posted. Questions? Contact your local Extension Agent Topics: *Blight on Cotton *Kudzu …

March Issue of Turnrows

The March issue of Turnrows is now available. Please see the link below for more …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

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 …

Bacterial leaf spot on geranium

Bacterial Leaf Spot on Greenhouse Ornamentals

This factsheet covers management of bacterial spot on ornamentals.

Figure 1. Corn earworm.

Pests of Okra

This factsheet, part of the Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables publication, includes an identification …

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Scouting for Stink Bug Damage in Southeast Cotton: Description and Use of a Pocket Scouting Decision Aid

This publication describes how cotton growers in the Southeast can use a pocket-size scouting decision …

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dark green, lobed leaves, forming a dense ground cover

Controlling English Ivy in Urban Landscapes

English ivy (Hedera helix) is a shade-tolerant, woody perennial vine. When established it creates …

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boxwood galls.

Boxwood Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of boxwood leafminers, the most common …

3 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
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Elongate Hemlock Scale

This publication describes the symptoms, life cycle and control of the elongate hemlock scale, a …

3 weeks agoChristmas Tree Notes

Spruce Spider Mite on Fraser Fir

This publication describes scouting for and controlling the spruce spider mite, an insect that causes …

3 weeks agoChristmas Tree Notes