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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 …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Figure 1. Adult granulate ambrosia beetle.

Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape Trees

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the granulate (Asian) ambrosia beetle, …

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Photo of raised beds in a neighborhood.

Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

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White Grubs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of white grubs and addresses how to control them as …

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Voles in Turf

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

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Twolined Spittlebugs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the twolined spittlebug and addresses how to control it …

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Sugarcane Beetle Distribution

Sugarcane Beetles in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the sugarcane beetle and addresses how to control it …

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Springtails in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of springtails and addresses how to control them as an …

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Sod Webworms in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the sod webworm and addresses how to control it …

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