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Backyard Agriculture 101

As we all try to adjust to our new lifestyles caused by COVID-19, N.C. Cooperative Extension is providing new …

Personal protective equipment

PPE Tips for the Gardener

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is a necessary part of home horticulture safety. When using chemicals like herbicides, fungicides, or …

FREE! Horticulture Classes Offered

Free horticulture classes are being offered beginning on September 13 and going through November 19, 2019. These classes will …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

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 …

Eastern subterranean termite soldier

Termites - Biology and Control

This publication discusses the biology, behavior, and control of termites.

7 days agoWood-Damaging Pests
Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

Figure 1. Wilting of the aboveground tissue. All leaves are wilt

Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of Fusarium wilt of watermelon.

Light microscopy image of adult male root-knot nematode

Management of Root-Knot Nematodes in Bedding Plants

This publication discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and management of root-knot nematodes in ornamental plants.

2 weeks ago
Moth resting on cloth

Green Cloverworm in Soybean

This Soybean Insect Factsheet describes the biology, identification, and control of green cloverworm in soybeans …

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

3 weeks ago
Photo of roots of plants that are blackened and brittle.

Cylindrocladium Black Rot of Peanut

This factsheet offers information on the signs, symptoms, and control of cylindrocladium black rot in …

3 weeks ago