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They Got Me!

I am claiming victim status, and this article is my vengeance. Yellowjackets have staked a claim in my front …

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2021 Pesticide Class Schedule

Pesticide classes forming now! Must call to register! If we haven’t received any preregistration calls for a class, that …

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Pesticide Collection Day - Oct. 13

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Lincoln County will …

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Soybean Herbicide Open House

NC State Extension has partnered with a local farmer to do a soybean herbicide study. Taylor Dill – Row crops …

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Four More ONLINE Pesticide Classes

Because we are still experiencing a “Stay At Home” situation with the COVID-19 virus, Lincoln County is offering four …

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Online "V" Credits via Zoom!

We obtained permission to give the “V” credits class ONLINE, live through “Zoom” technology, because of the COVID-19 virus. YOU MUST …

Respirator Fit Testing

EPA guidelines require pesticide applicators to complete annual respiratory protection training and undergo an annual respirator fit test if …

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Controlling Fire Ants - VIDEO!

Now is the time to get out there and make smart, strategic fire ant treatments! This link will take you …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Photo of root knot nematode damage in a soybean field

Root Knot Nematode of Soybean

Root knot nematodes can cause significant damages to soybean fields in North Carolina. This factsheet …

Photo of roots of plants that are blackened and brittle.

Cylindrocladium Black Rot of Peanut

This factsheet offers information on the signs, symptoms, and control of cylindrocladium black rot in …

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Damage to corn stalk from southern corn rust

Corn Rusts: Common and Southern Rust

Common and southern corn rusts may affect corn in North Carolina. Management for each is …

Figure 5. Dusky birch sawfly caterpillar feeding on birch.

Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

5 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Female spring cankerworm moths on sticky traps.

Spring Cankerworm

This factsheet describes the biology of the spring cankerworm moth, Paleacrita vernata, and provides management …

5 hours agoPDIC Factsheets
Female fall cankerworm moth on bark.

Fall Cankerworm

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of fall cankerworms, Alsophila pometaria, an …

6 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Bed bug aggregation and fecal spots.

Tips for Preventing the Spread of Bedbugs

This Entomology Insect Note provides tips on preventing the spread of bedbugs.

Phylloxera are aphid-like insect

Phylloxera on Hickory and Pecan

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of phylloxera, a small insect that …