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Oak lecanium scales and eggs on willow oak. Photo: SD Frank

Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Cover photo for Cankerworms

Cankerworms

Cankerworms: Paleacrita vernata (spring); Alsophila pometaria (fall) Prepared by: Bill Smith, Union County Urban Forester/ Certified Arborist. 2013 Location of Infestation …

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 …

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Warren County Forestry Impacts 2018

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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Nash County Forestry Impacts 2018

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Yancey County Forestry Impacts 2018

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Wilson County Forestry Impacts 2018

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Yadkin County Forestry Impacts 2018

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Wilkes County Forestry Impacts 2018

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Wayne County Forestry Impacts 2018

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Watauga County Forestry Impacts 2018

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