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Nuisance Fire Ants

Join us for this in-person webinar on Thursday, April 21, 2022 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Nash County Ag …

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Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly This Summer NCDA&CS – Plant Industry Division has received numerous reports of potential Spotted …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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Calico Scales About to Hatch!

Calico scale, Eulecanium cerasorum, was accidentally introduced to California from Asia in the 1920s. It has now become established …

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2020-2021 NC State Extension

Message from the Director At NC State Extension, we improve lives and grow North Carolina. While the past year presented …

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