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Cover photo for 2020 Extension Plant Sale!

2020 Extension Plant Sale!

It’s time for the Extension plant sale again!! We are offering BLACKBERRY, BLUEBERRY, RASPBERRY, ELDERBERRY, FIGS, APPLE, STRAWBERRY, and …

How to Take a Soil Sample

Dory Hubbard, an Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer in Lincoln County, writes a blog entitled “Maple Hill 101.” Dory did …

Cover photo for Controlling Fire Ants - VIDEO!

Controlling Fire Ants - VIDEO!

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

The Myths of Tree Topping

Dear Agent Trowel, I hear that the city of Charlotte once fined one of their businesses $10,000.00 for “topping” eight …

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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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Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes in turfgrasses.

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Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Figure 1. The computation of greenhouse volumes

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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Figure 1 A-F, line drawings of winged insects

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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Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

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Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twolined spittlebug, an insect …