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Nutsedge by Jkadavoor (Jee)

IPM: Solutions for a
Changing World

is the focus of the 8th International Integrated Pest Management Symposium to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 23-26, 2015. Click here for the details of the event.

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Nutsedge by Jkadavoor (Jee)

IPM: Solutions for a
Changing World

is the focus of the 8th International Integrated Pest Management Symposium to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 23-26, 2015. Click here for the details of the event.

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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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Farmers - Fill out a
survey and register to win a book

NC Cooperative Extension Service would like to hear from farmers about their pest management needs. Spend 10 to 15 minutes filling out a survey and let your voice be heard. The survey will tell us: 1. What kind of pest information you need! 2. How you want to receive it! NCCES and the pest management team truly wants to shape their services to meet your needs, but we need your help. Please take some time from your busy day to fill out the survey. Responses will remain anonymous. We value and appreciate your input. To show our appreciation for your time, a drawing to win an agricultural book will take place each month until March. Two winners will be selected at each drawing. Choose among 7 titles including the new 2015 NC Agricultural Chemicals ManualIPM in Practise, NC Winegrape Grower's Guide and more. CLICK HERE to START the SURVEY and REGISTER for the DRAWING

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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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