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NIFA Front Cover of Report

2018 NIFA Annual Report

Curious to know about agriculture and food research currently being funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture? Check …

Time for Tick Treatments

On Monday, the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services posted a press release about the deaths of five …

Cicada killer wasp on foliage

Cicada Killer Wasps

Cicada killer wasps are starting to emerge. This picture was taken on Friday in a landscaped area outside the …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Figure 1. Full-grown bagworm in its protective camouflage.

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
Different insect antennae.

4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

3 weeks ago
drawing of the tick life stages

Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

Figure 10-1. Flex-tine weeder.

Chapter 10: Weed Management

This chapter of the North Carolina Organic Commodities Production Guide discusses cultural, mechanical and chemical …

6/26/19
Drosophila larvae in banana

Other Drosophila Species in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of native drosophila species in strawberries.

6/26/19Strawberry Insects
Late blight on tomato leaf

Tomato Late Blight

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

A green stink bug on a plant.

Scouting for Stink Bug Damage in Southeast Cotton: Description and Use of a Pocket Scouting Decision Aid

This publication describes how cotton growers in the Southeast can use a pocket-size scouting decision …

6/21/19

Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing

To apply restricted-use pesticides to agricultural commodities, you must be certified or be supervised by …

6/20/19