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Cattle Fly Control

Spring is here! We are finally starting to see some warm weather, sunshine, and green pastures. Spring and summer …

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Preparing for the Storm

Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. Is your family prepared to cope with an emergency? Could you evacuate quickly? You …

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Cleaning Out Old Pesticides

Hopefully, the potential for winter weather to return has diminished, giving way to the buds and blooms of spring’s …

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Are You Ready for the Second Half?

Hopefully, some of you reading this may recall a previous article I wrote briefing you on recent Environmental Protection …

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Winter Worries Abated

I remember as a child how my grandmother would start getting anxious about Christmas as soon as Halloween came. …

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Aquatic Weeds

Plants are needed in aquatic habitats to help provide oxygen to other aquatic species, but they can grow so …

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Who Is Extension?

I am often asked in the community, “what do you do?” or “who do you work for?” When I …

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Sheep and Goat Parasite Control

With the onset of spring weather, producers should be thinking about worm populations and control methods in their sheep …

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Cover Up for the Winter

A title like this may have many people thinking about their power bills, but I want to get your …

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Making Wise Production Investments

Making Wise Production Investments By: Mac Malloy Extension Field Crops Agent North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center Making wise investments in crop …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

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Controlling Millipedes in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and management of millipedes in and …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
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Cotton Seedling Diseases

Seedling diseases are a major disease concern for North Carolina cotton production. Numerous fungi are …

Root knot nematode damage in a soybean field

Root Knot Nematode of Soybean

Root knot nematodes can cause significant damages to soybean fields in North Carolina. This factsheet …

Root Knot Nematode of Cotton

Cotton root knot nematodes are capable of causing significant losses to cotton production. In addition …

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Root Knot Nematode of Tobacco

Nematodes are an economically important pest for flue-cured tobacco production. Root knot nematode is particularly …

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

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Termite Prevention - Approaches for New Construction

This entomology insect note discusses various methods for termite prevention in new home construction.

2 weeks agoWood-Damaging Pests
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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …