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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 …

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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 …

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Operational Update

With the lifting of the stay at home order and initiation of Phase 2 COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina, …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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What the Heck Is That?!?!

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

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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.

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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
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Spotted Lanternfly

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