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Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

Cover photo for Beginning Farmer Workshop

Beginning Farmer Workshop

A 7-Week Workshop September 3rd through October 15th This 7-week course, led by N.C. Cooperative Extension of Nash County agents, will meet …

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Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly This Summer The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Plant Industry Division is asking travelers …

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 …

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 …

Cover photo for Master Gardener Plant Sale - April 27th

Master Gardener Plant Sale - April 27th

Saturday, April 27th Nash County Agriculture Center at 1006 Eastern Avenue in Nashville 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon The Spring Plant Sale will feature …

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Extension Connections Newsletter

Hot off the press . . . Winter 2019 Extension Connections Newsletter – see link below. Winter 2019 Extension …

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, …

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Figure 1. Gall on white oak.

Galls on Oaks

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of gall wasps, a cause of …

21 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Entomolphthora fungus causes seedcorn maggot flies

Fungus-Infected Seedcorn Maggot Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of fungus-infected seedcorn maggot flies, an …

21 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
flower thrips

Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes flower thrips, insect pests of grasses and flowering plants.

21 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Phaelenopsis mites

False Spider Mites

This Entomology Insect Note describes false spider mites, insect pests ornamental, fruit and vegetable crops.

Euonymus scale females have oystershell-shaped armor.

Euonymus Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of euonymus scale, insect pests of …

Darkwinged fungus gnat

Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

Cypress weevil

Cypress Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cypress weevil, an insect …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …