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Posts related to Pest Management (15)

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 Vegetable Disease Alerts

Vegetable Disease Alerts

North Carolina farmers and gardeners growing vegetables should be aware that cucurbit downy mildew (pictured above) has been detected …

Kudzu Bugs!

Back in June I sent out an alert about a new invasive pest for North Carolina, the kudzu bug. …