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NC Extension Gardener Handbook

Now available from UNC Press: North Carolina Extension Gardner Handbook HARDCOVER: $60 DIGITAL VERSION: $50 Published: April 2018 728 pp., 8.5 x 11 1067 color plates, …

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Managing Fire Ants Workshop

Fire ants have arrived in Burke County and have set up housekeeping in area lawns, pastures, fields and roadsides. …

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Fall Lawn Weed Workshop

With the abundant rainfall this summer weeds have flourished in our lawns and flower beds. But as summer weeds …

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Fire Ants

In case you haven’t noticed, fire ants have arrived in Burke County. They’ve been around for a while in …

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NC Farm School 2018

NC Farm School 2018 Catawba River Make your farming dreams a reality! For more information visit …

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Fall Grub Control

It’s the perfect time to treat your yard for next year’s grubs. Japanese beetle and June bug grubs are …

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Pesticide Collection Day

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Burke County Center, will …

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Japanese Beetles

Well, we didn’t see many Japanese beetles last summer but we are certainly paying for it this summer. The …

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Figure 1. Japanese beetle adult

Japanese Beetles in Turf

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Figure 1. Ground pearl cysts and adult

Ground Pearls in Turf

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Maple Eyespot Gall Midge, Acericecis ocellaris (Osten Sacken), Diptera: Cecidomyiidae

This factsheet discusses the biology and control of ocellate gall midges, which cause red and …

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Figure 2. Chinch bug nymphal instars and adult

Chinch Bugs in Turf

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Figure 1. Hunting billbug adult (lateral)

Hunting Billbugs in Turf

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Figure 1. Twolined spittlebug adult (dorsal)

Twolined Spittlebugs in Turf

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13. Propagation

This propagation chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how and why to grow new …

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