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David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org

Help the honey bees!
Create a forage habitat with the U.S. Bee Buffer Project

Interested in the project? Visit U.S. Bee Buffers website for the details. If you know other farmers, ranchers, land managers and land owners across North Carolina who may be interested, please share the project news with them. honey bee - Apis melliferaDennis Riggs, Denrig, Inc., Bugwood.org[/caption]

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honey bee - Apis mellifera
David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org

Help the honey bees!
Create a forage habitat with the U.S. Bee Buffer Project

Interested in the project? Visit U.S. Bee Buffers website for the details. If you know other farmers, ranchers, land managers and land owners across North Carolina who may be interested, please share the project news with them. honey bee - Apis melliferaDennis Riggs, Denrig, Inc., Bugwood.org[/caption]

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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool Available Online

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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Biology and Control
of Aquatic Plants new edition available

Biology and Control of Aquatic Plants is a comprehensive guide on best management practices. Hardcopies of the third edition (2014) can be ordered or downloaded here.

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Farmers - NCCES wants
to provide resources to address your pest management needs.

Fill out a survey to help us help you. Click here to start...the survey will take just 10 to 15 minutes. Responses will remain anonymous. We value and appreciate your input.

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Insect light trap
data now posted online

Light traps across NC are checked weekly during the summer and the trap data is now posted weekly on the Integrated Pest Management portal under the Insect Trap Data tab. Go directly to the page by clicking here.

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How IPM can help with “superweeds”

The Weed Science Society of America has developed a new fact sheet on "superweeds," and I thought this would be a good opportunity to discuss IPM's role in delaying the onset of herbicide-resistant …

– from the   IPM in the South blog

Corn Bt Trait and Seed Treatment Efficacy popular

Most of you have already ordered your hybrids for 2015.  These will undoubtedly come with an insecticidal seed treatment and one or more Bt traits (with the exception of refuge corn).  It is MORE » – from   Entomology

Soybean Rust Update: October 15, 2014

From: Jim Dunphy, Extension Crop Science Specialist, and Steve Koenning, Extension Plant Pathologist, North Carolina State University.  Asiatic soybean rust has been confirmed on soybeans in Floyd and Toombs counties in Georgia, and MORE »

Soybean Rust Update: October 10, 2014

From: Jim Dunphy, Extension Crop Science Specialist, and Steve Koenning, Extension Plant Pathologist, North Carolina State University Pest Alert: Asiatic soybean rust has been confirmed on soybeans in Madison County, Florida;, Dooly and MORE »

Soybean Rust Update: September 26, 2014 popular

From: Jim Dunphy, Extension Crop Science Specialist, and Steve Koenning, Extension Plant Pathologist, North Carolina State University. Asiatic soybean rust has been confirmed on soybeans in Tift County, Georgia, Calhoun County, Alabama, and MORE »

Bee Biodiversity Boosts Blueberry Crop Yields

Research from North Carolina State University shows that blueberries produce more seeds and larger berries if they are visited by more diverse bee species, allowing farmers to harvest significantly more pounds of fruit MORE »

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8th International Integrated Pest Management SymposiumMon Mar 23 - Thu Mar 26, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown, Salt Lake City, UT
— 5 months away
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