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Cover photo for June Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

June Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Pollinator Paradise is a Demonstration Garden created by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center. Agriculture Agent Debbie …

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, …

Cover photo for Virtual Pollinator Field Day June 22

Virtual Pollinator Field Day June 22

Virtual Pollinator Field Day Monday, June 22, 2020 3–5 p.m. The North Carolina Pollinator Conservation Alliance invites you to kick off National …

Cover photo for Late May Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Late May Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Pollinator Paradise is a Demonstration Garden created by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center. Agriculture Agent Debbie …

Cover photo for Early May Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Early May Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Pollinator Paradise is a Demonstration Garden created by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center. Agriculture Agent Debbie …

Cover photo for Late April Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Late April Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Pollinator Paradise is a Demonstration Garden created by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center. Agriculture Agent Debbie …

Cover photo for Early April Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Early April Blooms in Pollinator Paradise

Pollinator Paradise is a Demonstration Garden created by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center. Agriculture Agent Debbie …

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 …

Willow Griffith demonstrated Roman Riding at the Livestock Arena.

Spring Ag Fest is CANCELED

The Chatham County Spring Ag Fest that was scheduled for March 28, 2020, at the Chatham County Agriculture & …

Cover of the Bees of NC

The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

Late September: I love this time of year when the native grasses bloom: muhly grass, splitbeard bluestem, wild ageratum, and green-headed coneflower.

Final Pollinator Garden Tours of 2019!

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

Lovely combo of purple passionflower and obedient plant.

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in September!

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

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Pythium Blight in Turf

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Summer Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of summer patch.

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Fairy Ring in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fairy ring.

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Rust

Rust in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of rust.

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Figure 1. White patches of male tea scales.

Tea Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of tea scale, an insect pest …