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Onslow County Farm to Fork 2018

The Onslow County Cooperative Extension and Onslow County Farm Bureau are hosting their annual Farm to Fork lunch. We …

March Tips and Tasks

On the Lawn Our lawns are starting to green up. You will want to avoid herbicide applications on lawns during …

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Spring Has Sprung

Last month, I was talking about the unusually cold weather we were experiencing here in eastern North Carolina. Now, …

Wooly Frogs Mouth

Wooly Frogs Mouth Alert!

NCDA&CS has identified Wooly Frogs Mouth in a Pender County pond. This is the first identification of this aquatic …

February Tips and Tasks

Prune back ornamental grasses and ground covers in early February before new growth starts. Add mulch to beds if …

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Impact of Winter Weather on Plants

January brought unusually cold and snowy weather to Onslow County. These low temperatures can cause problems in the landscape …

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Pruning Crape Myrtles 

Late winter (February to March) is a good time to prune many trees and shrubs in eastern North Carolina …

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Managing Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction companies can follow state regulations as well as save money by reducing the amount …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

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Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

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How to Salvage Flood-Damaged Appliances

This publication covers items to consider when trying to salvage flood-damaged appliances.

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Snakes

This publication provides information on snakes of North Carolina-- problems, description of damage and animals, …

Residential and Industrial Pests

How to manage pesticides to control residential and industrial insects, diseases, and other pests in …