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Cover photo for Pesticide Collection Day - Oct. 13

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 …

Online Pesticide Classes in August

Two options for pesticide classes are available in August 2020: August 11 – 10 a.m.–noon – online via Zoom – …

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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

Plan Before You Plant

Supplemental hand weeding accounts for the majority of landscape bed maintenance costs. When used exclusively, …

2 days agoWeed Facts
Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

This Entomology Insect Note provides information on the identification and control of fungus gnats in …

3 days agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Life cycle of the azalea lace bug.

Lace Bugs

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

Figure 1. Adult moth of the azalea leafminer.

Azalea Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the azalea leafminer.

Figure 1. Bees in turf.

Bees in Turf

This Entomology Insect Note describes the control of bees in turfgrasses.

White pine weevil

White Pine Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the white pine weevil, a …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Adults and eggs of the southern red mite.

Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the southern red mite and …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
Adult spotted lanternfly resting on side of tree

Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …