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Jumping Worms

Matt Bertone, the director of NC State University’s Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, just published an Extension factsheet about …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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Hurricane Preparedness

With Hurricane Isaias approaching the Carolinas and expected to make landfall in the next 24 hours, here is a …

Oak lecanium scales and eggs on willow oak. Photo: SD Frank

Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program “PPP” has authorized up to $349 billion in forgivable loans for small businesses to continue …

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USDA Requesting PPE Information

The USDA is asking all producers in the agricultural field to fill out a spreadsheet regarding the required PPE …

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The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

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 …

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Southern Foresters’ Observations of Threats to Forest Health and Implications for Continuing Education

Southern forests experience several threats to health and productivity, and these threats are expected to …

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Alamance County Forestry Impacts 2014

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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Wilkes County Forestry Impacts 2014

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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Alexander County Forestry Impacts 2014

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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Gates County Forestry Impacts 2014

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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Caldwell County Forestry Impacts 2014

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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Wilson County Forestry Impacts 2014

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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Washington County Forestry Impacts 2014

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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