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June 2020 Horticulture News

** 2020 N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commercial Pesticide License Renewal – EXTENDED until September 30, 2020 ** Restricted …

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What's New with Small Farms?

COVID-19 Resources for Fruit & Vegetable Growers Below please find a list of resources for fresh produce growers dealing with …

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Green Industry News - April 27, 2020

NC Urban Forest Council – Upcoming Informational Webinars The following events will be offered by the NC Urban Forest Council: Carolina …

Save Small Business Fund Initiative

Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce COVID–19 Update April 17, 2020 – Save Small Business Fund An Initiative of the U.S. Chamber …

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Commercial Horticulture News - April 2020

COVID-19 Distribution Disruptions The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is aware that farmers have seen disruptions in …

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Plastic Mulch Layer Demo Postponed

While the plastic mulch layer demonstration scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2020, has been postponed, the plastic mulch layer …

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March 2020 Horticulture News

March 2020 Horticulture News Franklin Friends of Horticulture The Extension Gardener Course is a series of eight gardening classes offered by …

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2014 Recommended Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars for North Carolina

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Figure 1. Immature cottony cushion scale insects.

Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …

Figure 1. Euonymus bush infested with euonymus scale.

Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to identify and manage common armored scale insects that …

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Mealybugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of mealybugs, an insect pest of …

Aphid.

Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …

Figure 1. Columbine damage by leafminer flies.

Leafminer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of leafminer flies, an insect pest …