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Spotted Lanternfly 

Be on the lookout! An established population of spotted lanternflies was detected in Carrol Co. Virginia, just north of …

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Currituck Farm Festival

Mark your calendars for October 2, 2021, from 1–4 p.m. for the Currituck Farm Festival, a celebration of our …

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Independence Day Resources

We at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center would like to wish you all a happy and …

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2021 Warm Season Turf Update

On February 9, 2021, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a training for golf course superintendents and …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Community Survey

So much has changed in 2020. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County has worked diligently this year to …

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What’s That Weird Worm?

What does 2020 have to offer us next? From COVID-19 to murder hornets, this year has been full of …

spider mites

Spider Mites 

Identification Several species of warm and cool-season Spider mites call eastern North Carolina home. Spider mites are small, no bigger …

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Fall Family Fun Virtual Fair

The year 2020 has been full of disappointment for many. Most recently it was announced that even the North …

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“BOLO” Canna

Well, it is that time of year again. The pests have begun invading our gardens. Don’t worry, N.C. Cooperative …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

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Bacterial Blight of Cotton

This factsheet describes bacterial blight of cotton, including identification and disease management.

Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.

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Are There Alternatives to Glyphosate for Weed Control in Landscapes?

Many landscape maintenance professionals have grown reliant on glyphosate for weed control. Landscape weed control …

4 days ago
Locust borer

Locust Borer

The locust borer, Megacyllene robiniae, is a common and widespread longhorned beetle pest of black …

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Sooty Molds

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of sooty molds, fungi that grow …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes

Disease and Insect Management in the Home Orchard

Homeowners who grow fruit in backyards or small orchards find that disease and insect pests …

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Spined Stilt Bug in Tobacco

The spined stilt is the most abundant predator insect in tobacco and is found in …

12/10/21
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

12/9/21