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Disaster Resources - Florence

The potential for severe impacts from Hurricane Florence is becoming more and more imminent for our area. Please act …

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2018 Fall Plant Sale

**Cancelled due to Hurricane** The Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers (EMGV) in Currituck County will be holding their annual Fall Plant …

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New Currituck Extension Staff

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Currituck County is proud to introduce the latest new hires to our department. Billy Caudle, …

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Currituck Extension Impacts - 2017

NC State Extension in Currituck recently addressed the Board of Commissioners to share impacts from the 2017 program year. …

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Florida Betony

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Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Figure 1. Great Spangled Fritillary

Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

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Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of formica ants, an insect pest …

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Glyphosate

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

Figure 1. Brown Soft Scale (A) Adult (B) Crawler.

Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

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Figure 1. Indian wax scale crawlers under wax cover.

Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes common aspects of biology and management of soft scale insects …

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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 …

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