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2019 - NC's Warmest Year...so Far

It’s official. According to the blog posted by the North Carolina State University Climate Office, 2019 edged out 1990 …

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Onslow County Pro Day

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Onslow County Pro Day January 29, 2020 | 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | N.C. Cooperative Extension of Onslow County office 4024 …

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Spiders... Big Spiders... Oh My!

Eastern NC is home to two quite large spiders: the black and yellow garden spider (Argiope aurantia) and the …

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CCA Training, December 10-12

CCA_web form registration 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension of Johnston County will host the annual CCA training once again. Come and receive …

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Fall Invaders

In spite of our continued warm weather, several of our typical cool-weather pests have begun their fall invasion of …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

1 week agoCEFS
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Mites That "Bug" People

This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …

Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

2 weeks agoPDIC Factsheets
Illustration of three-cornered alfalfa hopper life stages

Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, …

Illustration of soybean looper life stages

Soybean Looper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and management of soybean loopers, a pest …

Illustration of velvetbean caterpillar life stages

Velvetbean Caterpillar in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the velvetbean caterpillar, a …

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Stink Bug in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of stink bugs in soybeans …

Photo of adult soybean aphid (wingless)

Soybean Aphid in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the soybean aphid, a …