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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 …

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 …

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Gray mold caused by Botrytis cinerea on high tunnel tomatoes

Foliar Fungal Diseases on High Tunnel and Greenhouse Tomatoes

This vegetable disease fact sheet discusses three foliar fungal diseases (Botrytis gray mold, leaf mold, …

Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Mosquito Control for Stormwater Facilities

This factsheet provides a review of strategies for designing and maintaining stormwater facilities to limit …

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2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

3 weeks ago
TABM adult

Tufted Apple Bud Moth

Tufted apple bud moth description, life cycle, monitoring, and control.

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Oriental fruit moth adult

Oriental Fruit Moth

Oriental fruit moth description, life history, damage, and control.

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Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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