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Trees & Utilities

This new North Carolina Urban Forest Council publication by NC State University’s Dr. Barb Fair is a wonderful resource …

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Wilted Crops After Torrential Rain

Calls have been “flooding” the Extension office following last week’s torrential rainfall. The questions are always the same, “what’s …

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Pest of the Vegetable Garden Workshop

Workshop: Saturday, June 1, 2019 Location: Morganton Ace Hardware Time: 10:00 a.m. Do you have your garden planted? If you do, that’s …

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Interesting Facts About Tomatoes

Tomato Series – Article Two Tomatoes are an interesting crop. Folks used to think they were poisonous-can you imagine that? …

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How to Grow the Perfect Tomato

Tomato Series – Article One Tomatoes are America’s favorite crop-especially in the South. Neighbors who barely speak to each other …

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Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

Cypress weevil

Cypress Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cypress weevil, an insect …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

Figure 1. Cottony maple leaf scale.

Cottony Maple Leaf Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony maple leaf scale, an …

Figure 1. Immature cottony cushion scale insects.

Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …