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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 …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 89 of North Carolina's 100 cou

Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology, behavior and control of the kudzu bug.

22 hours agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Bald-faced hornet nest.

Controlling Baldfaced Hornets and Yellowjackets in and Around Structures

This Entomology Insect Note describes hornets and yellowjackets and how to control them around structures …

22 hours agoBiting and Stinging Pests
Figure 2. Centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment.

Controlling Millipedes in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and management of millipedes in the …

22 hours agoHousehold Pests

2018 Cotton Information

2018 Cotton Information is meant to help growers plan for the coming year and make …

1 day ago
Red maple branch covered in gloomy scales

Impervious Surface Thresholds for Sustainable Urban Tree Planting and Landscape Design

A foundation of IPM in urban landscapes is to put the right plant in the …

2 days ago
Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

6 days agoHousehold Pests

Preparing Your House for Bedbug Treatments

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the steps to take before a pest management company arrives …

Mapleworm egg cluster

Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes