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Brown sink bug feeding on corn

What the Heck Is That?!?!

This time of year you can find these insects moving from wheat fields and woods’ edges to corn fields …

wasp nest

What the Heck Is That?!?!

This time of year you can find these insects beginning to form nests on houses, barns, and sheds. These …

crape myrtle bark scale

What the Heck Is That?!?!

Popping up around Currituck County and other parts of North Carolina, this invasive pest can cause a real eyesore. …

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What the Heck Is That?!?!

Spring is upon us and plants are starting to green. If you look closely in wheat fields this time …

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What the Heck Is That?!?!

As spring is beginning and the dogwoods and redbuds start to bloom, this tiny insect can be seen flying …

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Currituck Crop News-February 2019

Soybean Production Meeting – Feb. 6 The Soybean Production Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 from 8 to 10 …

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Currituck Crop News-January

Starting in January 2019, North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County will be publishing a monthly newsletter containing a …

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Currituck County Pesticide Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides educational programs for people that need continuing education credits in pesticide education so that …

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2018 Northeast Ag Expo

The Northeast Ag Expo is held each year on the last Thursday in July. This event highlights the latest …

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Help Us to Help You!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps create prosperity for North Carolina through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

1 week agoCEFS
Life cycle of a chigger

Mites That "Bug" People

This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …

Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

1 week agoPDIC Factsheets
Illustration of three-cornered alfalfa hopper life stages

Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, …

Illustration of soybean looper life stages

Soybean Looper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and management of soybean loopers, a pest …

Illustration of velvetbean caterpillar life stages

Velvetbean Caterpillar in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the velvetbean caterpillar, a …

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Stink Bug in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of stink bugs in soybeans …

Photo of adult soybean aphid (wingless)

Soybean Aphid in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the soybean aphid, a …