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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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Plants, Pests, and Pathogens Webinar Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a webinar series sponsored by the NC State Extension, Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, and …

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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

NC 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, …

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New Year, New Stuff, Same Us

The new year has made quite an entrance with record-breaking temperatures, frozen waterways, and unusual snowfall in our area. …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Figure 1. Silverleaf whitefly.

Silverleaf Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the silverleaf whitefly, an insect …

Ornamental Cherry Pest Management Calendar

Ornamental Cherry Pest Management Calendar

This Entomology Insect Note includes a pest management calendar for ornamental cherry in North Carolina …

Paper wasp nest boxe

Paper Wasps for Caterpillar Management in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note discusses using paper wasps to control caterpillars in the landscape in …

The Pine Pest Management Calendar gives appro

Pine Pest Management Calendar

This Entomology Insect Note includes a pest management calendar for pests of pine in North …

Phylloxera are aphid-like insect

Phylloxera on Hickory and Pecan

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of phylloxera, a small insect that …

Citrus flatid planthopper

Planthoppers

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of planthoppers, commonly reported on shrubs …

Adelgids are very small, purplish insects that secrete a fluffy

Pine Bark Adelgid

This Entomology Insect Note focuses on the park bark adelgid, pests primarily found on white …

Obscure scale armor

Obscure Scale Insect

This Entomology Insect Note discusses obscure scale, which can infest oaks as well as beech, …

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