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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 …

Help at Your Fingertips

Robeson County residents have the expertise of all of the nation’s land-grant universities at their fingertips thanks to a …

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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 …

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Bacterial Leaf Spot on Greenhouse Ornamentals

This factsheet covers management of bacterial spot on ornamentals.

Figure 1. Corn earworm.

Pests of Okra

This factsheet, part of the Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables publication, includes an identification …

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Scouting for Stink Bug Damage in Southeast Cotton: Description and Use of a Pocket Scouting Decision Aid

This publication describes how cotton growers in the Southeast can use a pocket-size scouting decision …

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Controlling English Ivy in Urban Landscapes

English ivy (Hedera helix) is a shade-tolerant, woody perennial vine. When established it creates …

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boxwood galls.

Boxwood Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of boxwood leafminers, the most common …

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Elongate Hemlock Scale

This publication describes the symptoms, life cycle and control of the elongate hemlock scale, a …

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Spruce Spider Mite on Fraser Fir

This publication describes scouting for and controlling the spruce spider mite, an insect that causes …

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