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Time for Tick Treatments

On Monday, the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services posted a press release about the deaths of five …

Cicada killer wasp on foliage

Cicada Killer Wasps

Cicada killer wasps are starting to emerge. This picture was taken on Friday in a landscaped area outside the …

millipede free image

Millipede Migration

The hot dry weather has caused millipedes to move in search of moister areas which often means they crawl …

Millipede on house siding

Millipede Migration

The hot dry weather has caused millipedes to move in search of moister areas which often means they crawl …

Hundreds of midges resting on the window of a home

Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

Pest Scouting in Your Garden

As the season gets warmer and our crops grow larger often pest problems start to appear. The best way …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Gray mold caused by Botrytis cinerea on high tunnel tomatoes

Foliar Fungal Diseases on High Tunnel and Greenhouse Tomatoes

This vegetable disease fact sheet discusses three foliar fungal diseases (Botrytis gray mold, leaf mold, …

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 …

Mosquito Control for Stormwater Facilities

This factsheet provides a review of strategies for designing and maintaining stormwater facilities to limit …

1 week agoUrban Waterways

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

2 weeks ago
TABM adult

Tufted Apple Bud Moth

Tufted apple bud moth description, life cycle, monitoring, and control.

2 weeks ago
Oriental fruit moth adult

Oriental Fruit Moth

Oriental fruit moth description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
2 graphs with x-axis as timing and y-axis as types of yield

Management of Palmer Amaranth in Sweetpotato

Palmer amaranth is the most common and most troublesome weed in North Carolina sweetpotato. This …

3 weeks ago