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June Horticulture News

What’s Blooming Now? Elderberry & Trumpet Vine Blooming now along roadsides and ditches is Sambucus canadensis or Elderberry. It is a …

image of Blossom Blight on 'Gala' by Kerik Cox, Cornell University

May 2019 Horticulture News

Fire Blight Fire blight can be a devastating disease on trees and shrubs within the Roseaceae (Rose) family. This includes …

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Granulate Ambrosia Beetle Control

If you have woody ornamentals and trees in your landscape you may have noticed damage from the granulate ambrosia …

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Winter Field Crop Update

The 2019 Regional Tobacco Production Meeting and GAP Recertification Training will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019. The …

Carpenter bee

Native Bees in the Landscape

BY: Colby Griffin, Horticulture Extension Agent There are many important native pollinators within your home landscape. One you may not …

Fumigant License Training

(Category F) Friday, March 3, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Franklin County Cooperative Extension Annex Fumigant training is required every three years …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Where Are They Now, and When Will They Arrive in North Carolina?

This factsheet outlines the history, movement, distribution, and present status of the Africanized honey bee …

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Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes and addresses how to control them in turf.

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Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables

This publication includes a key to identifying insects that can affect vegetable production. Asparagus, beans …

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Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs

This publications contains detailed drawings and descriptions to aid in identifying pests and insects of …

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Balsam Twig Aphid on Fraser Fir

This publication describes the life cycle, scouting and treatment of the balsam twig aphid, a …

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NCDA&CS Survey of Soybean Cyst Nematode in NC.

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …