Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Cover photo for Early Blight Reported on Tomatoes

Early Blight Reported on Tomatoes

A sample of tomato leaves with early blight was brought to our office yesterday. Early blight, caused by the funugs Alternaria …

Cover photo for Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening

Ask any gardener what they consider to be organic gardening, and you’ll hear a variety of answers. If you …

extension gardener logo

Extension Gardener Spring Newsletter

The Extension Gardener newsletter is written by horticultural experts with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Each issue provides timely …

Cover photo for Tomato Grafting Workshop

Tomato Grafting Workshop

The Caldwell County Extension Service is hosting a tomato grafting workshop on Friday, December 6 from 12:30 to 4:30 …

Pumpkin Production Workshop Announced

The Caldwell County Cooperative Extension Service will hold a pumpkin and winter squash production workshop on Wednesday, October 2 …

Cover photo for Bats, Bees and Larva!

Bats, Bees and Larva!

Monday I had the pleasure of attending a breakfast at the Johnny Wilson Farm. It is an event they …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Figure 1. Pine vole.

Voles in Commercial Orchard and Ornamental Nurseries

This publication will help you identify voles and vole damage and determine when, where, and …

Septoria spore production on underside of tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

Figure 7-1. Flex-tine weeder.

Chapter 7: Weed Management

This chapter of the North Carolina Organic Grain Production Guide discusses cultural, mechanical and chemical …

5 days ago
Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Figure 1. Horse fly.

Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Identifying the Ground Beetles of Eastern North Carolina Agriculture

This publication provides an illustrated key to the major groups of ground beetles found in …

The Ground Beetles of Eastern North Carolina Agriculture

Ground beetles are a common, but often overlooked, beneficial insect in agricultural areas. This publication …

Spittlebug nymphs.

Spittlebug in Strawberries

This publication describes the spittlebug and its impacts on the North Carolina strawberry crop.

3 weeks ago