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Aphids on an iris flower. Photo: SD Frank

Aphids on Landscape Plants

This time of year aphids start popping up on almost everything. Some aphids are specialized to feed on one or …

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Organic Gardening

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

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Extension Gardener Spring Newsletter

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

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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 …

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Bats, Bees and Larva!

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

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Protecting Pollinators

Pollination is essential for the production of many crops. In fact, it is estimated that one-third of our diets …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Millipedes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the millipedes and addresses how to control them as …

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Japanese Beetles in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the Japanese beetle and addresses how to control it …

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Hunting Billbugs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the hunting billbug and addresses how to control it …

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Hornets in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of hornets and addresses how to control them as an …

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Ground pearls are very small, pearly shells

Ground Pearls in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of ground pearls and addresses how to control them as …

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Figure 1. Head louse.

Frequently Asked Questions About Head Lice

This factsheets offers questions and answers about head lice.

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Biology and Control of Human Lice

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle of human lice and how to treat …

Figure 1. A group of clover mites on grass

Clover Mites in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the clover mite and addresses how to control it …

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