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Cover photo for Exobasidium Disease in Blueberries

Exobasidium Disease in Blueberries

I recently visited a small Chatham County blueberry farm and found some of the bushes were infected with Exobasidium, …

Wheel bug nymphs emerging.

Birth of an Assassin!

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

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 …

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 …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Photo of twospotted spider mite adults, nymphs, and eggs on leaf

Twospotted Spider Mite in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and management of the twospotted spider mite in industrial hemp …

1 week ago
Photo of small white hemp russet mites on hemp leaf

Hemp Russet Mite in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet describes the symptoms and management of the hemp russet mite, a pest of …

1 week ago
lady beetle larva

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

2 weeks ago
Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

Pseudoperonospora humuli

Hop Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of hop downy mildew.

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of basil downy mildew.

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

Southern blight

Southern Blight of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of southern blight of sweetpotato.