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Annual Tree Give-Away

Plant a Tree on Arbor Day The 2018 Franklin County Tree Give-Away will be Saturday, March 17, from 9 a.m. …

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The Colors of Fall

BY: Colby Griffin NC Cooperative Extension Horticulture Extension Agent Reds and oranges and yellows, Oh my! Have you ever wondered what causes …

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Is It a Mole or a Vole?

BY: Charles Mitchell Cooperative Extension Director During the past month, the Cooperative Extension Office has received many questions about moles and …

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Stopping Fire Ants

By: Martha Mobley NC Cooperative Extension Agriculture Agent Recently while making a farm visit to a goat producer in the county, the …

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Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Workshop

Morning Ag Clips, Farming News, Harvested Daily published this article in the August 30, 2017 edition, “Good Agricultural Practices workshop, Navigating the …

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Gloomy Scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Comstock), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Gloomy scale is an armored scale insect pest of ornamental trees, most commonly red maple …

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

Maple Eyespot Gall Midge, Acericecis ocellaris (Osten Sacken), Diptera: Cecidomyiidae

This factsheet discusses the biology and control of ocellate gall midges, which cause red and …

Japanese Maple Scale, Lopholeucaspis japonica (Cockerell), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Japanese maple scale is an exotic, armored scale insect pest of several ornamental trees and …

Fuller Rose Beetle, Naupactus gomanni (Crotch), Coleoptera: Curculionidae

Fuller rose beetle is a generalist herbivore pest of many ornamental trees and shrubs. These …

Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

Maple Spider Mite, Oligonychus aceris (Shimer), Acariformes: Tetranychidae

Maple spider mites are a common arthropod pest of landscape and nursery-grown maple trees, most …