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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Empty Pesticide Jug Recycling

The first upcoming jug recycling day will be Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 1–3 p.m. Due to the large number …

Grouping of Pesticide Containers

Pesticide Collection Day

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with N.C. Cooperative Extension of Davie and Yadkin Counties …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

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 …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Fall webworm nest. Photo: SD Frank

Fall Webworms

Fall webworms, one of our native insect pests, are a perennial nuisance and in some cases a destructive pest. …

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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Muscadine Grape Production Guide for the Southeast

This muscadine grape production guide will help the increasing number of North Carolina farmers who …

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Bacterial spot symptoms on field tomatoes caused by Xanthomonas

Bacterial Spot of Pepper and Tomato

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and control of bacterial spot of peppers and tomatoes.

Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …

Hydraulic Ram Pumps

This publication covers information on hydraulic ram pumps and offers guidelines on installation and purchasing …

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Red Thread stand symptoms

Red Thread in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of red thread.

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