NC Public Health
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- Crop Profile for Public Health in North Carolina
North Carolina crop profile on public health with information on a variety of animals that can be considered public health pests.
- Crop Profile for Residential and Industrial Pests in North Carolina
North Carolina crop profile on residential and industrial pests.
- Ornamentals Disease Information Notes – Plant Pathology Extension, NCSU
Articles on diseases that attack ornamentals that are commonly found in landscapes
- A Pilot Municipal IPM Training Project
A document published in 1997 that includes a needs assessment for the municipal IPM programs and describes the training program that followed throughout NC.
Residential, Structural and Community Pests
- Biting and Stinging Insects – Department of Entomology, NCSU
A website with articles on bees, wasps, fire ants, mites, lice, flies, bed bugs, mosquitoes, ticks ant other related species.
- Wood Damaging Pests – Department of Entomology, NCSU
Information on termites, carpenter ants, carpenter bees, powderpost beetles and wood inhabiting fungi. Need advice on choosing a pest control service? See the article entitled, Tips on Selecting Pest Control Services.
- Household and Industrial Pests – Department of Entomology, NCSU
A website with articles on common household pests including ants, Asian lady beetle, booklice, earwigs, kudzu bugs, spiders, stored food pests and more. Need advice on choosing a pest control service? See the article entitled, Tips on Selecting Pest Control Services.
- Integrated Pest Management for Schools & Child Care Facilities – NC State University
A website that has information on school IPM regulations, contracts and documents, IPM resources for schools, training workshops, case studies, news and events.
- An Ounce of Prevention! Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Schools and Child Care Facilities
A brochure on IPM for school and child care facility staff, parents and pest management professionals
- Growing Safer Gardens – NCSU and UNC
A new website that provides all sorts of important information regarding school and community gardens and food safety. One publication that is featured is Food Safety for School and Community Gardens. A Handbook for for Beginning + Veteran Garden Organizers: How to Reduce Food Safety Risks
- Community Gardens Portal – N.C. Cooperative Extension
Details on making community garden connections, starting a community garden, and model program and policies