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Introducing Pest
Alerts

A Pest Alert is a pest news article that requires immediate attention. A pest alert is sent out the same day it is written and posted by an North Carolina Cooperative Extension Specialist. Be informed - sign up for alerts HERE by entering your email address in the box under Receive Daily Pest Alerts. You will receive a confirmation email in your inbox.  

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Pest Alert

Introducing Pest
Alerts

A Pest Alert is a pest news article that requires immediate attention. A pest alert is sent out the same day it is written and posted by an North Carolina Cooperative Extension Specialist. Be informed - sign up for alerts HERE by entering your email address in the box under Receive Daily Pest Alerts. You will receive a confirmation email in your inbox.  

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Subscribe to NC Pest
News

It's spring and those pests are back. Sign-up to receive the North Carolina Pest News and every Friday you will be emailed the most current news. To subscribe click here, type in your email address into the box under Pest News and then hit subscribe. You will receive a verification email in your inbox.

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Flowers impact bee
foraging in blueberries

Just in time for Pollinator Week; here's your chance to learn more about bee diversity, bees and blueberries, and other interesting "bee" facts here! Photo of small native bee species Andrena bradleyi on a highbush blueberry flower. Click to enlarge. (Photo credit: Hannah Burrack.)[/caption]

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New Local Exhibit on
Native Bees

A special exhibit on North Carolina native bees runs from June 15th until October 3, 2015 at the NC Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill.  Tours, art workshops, scientific lectures, and poetry will showcase native bees and how we can help these important pollinators. Visit the NC Botanical Garden website to sign up for events.

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EPA funding opportunities

The following cooperative agreement funding opportunities are available to states, U.S. territories or possessions, federally-recognized Indian tribal governments and Native American Organizations, public and private universities and colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or …

– from the   IPM in the South blog
Pest Alert

Soybean Rust Update

from Jim Dunphy, Extension Crop Science Specialist (Soybeans) Asiatic Soybean Rust has been confirmed on soybeans in Hidalgo County, Texas, and Gadsden, Florida so far this year.  The Texas rust is more than MORE »

Spider mite outbreaks

Originally posted on ecoIPM.org Things are heating up and the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae, thrives in hot dry weather. I have found many spider mites in the landscape on roses and many MORE » – from   Entomology

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Current Western NC Orchard Pest Populations popular

We track local insect populations throughout the growing season using a system of traps, temperature-recording devices, and degree-day models. Traps and weather data are checked weekly, with results updated by Tuesday afternoon from MORE »

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