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American lady butterfly on blazing star (Liatris ligulistylus).

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August!

The month of August presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Wheel bug nymphs emerging.

Birth of an Assassin Bug!

The wheel bug, Arilus cristatus, is North Carolina’s largest assassin bug. It gets its name from the prominent spiny …

Cover photo for National Survey of Organic Farmers

National Survey of Organic Farmers

Press release from the Organic Farming Research Foundation: Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) Kicks Off 2015 National Survey of Organic …

Cover photo for Meet the Tomato Bug!

Meet the Tomato Bug!

I got a call from a Chatham County greenhouse tomato grower recently about an insect flying around that they had …

cranberry fruitworm in blueberry

Cranberry Fruitworm in Blueberry

Farmers and gardeners who grow blueberries may notice damage to the developing berries caused by the cranberry fruitworm. The …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Midge resting on leaf

Biology and Control of Non-Biting Aquatic Midges

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying aquatic midges and how to control them.

Lesser appleworm adult

Lesser Appleworm

Lesser appleworm description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
STLM pupa

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
Tarnished plant bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
Dogwood borer adult

Dogwood Borer

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
Insidious plant bug

Insidious Plant Bug

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

2 weeks ago
RBLR adult

Redbanded Leafroller

Redbanded leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
Japanese beetle adult

Japanese Beetle

Japanese beetle description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago