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Asian Longhorned Tick

There May Be a New Tick in Town

Photo by: Matt Bertone, NC State University The Asian Longhorned Tick has been found in Davidson, Surry, Wilkes, and five …

Cover photo for BOLO: Camellia Leaf Gall

BOLO: Camellia Leaf Gall

Be on the lookout! We are seeing camellia leaf gall in our area (Forsyth County). Camellia leaf gall is a …

Boxwood leafminer adult. Photo: SD Frank

Boxwood Leafminers Active

Amanda Taylor, Area Specialized Agent – Nursery and Greenhouse alerted us that Boxwood leafminer adults are active in the …

Leaves with frost

Protect Your Plants From Frost

A frost warning is in effect for many parts of North Carolina this week. You may have already started …

Forks on Friday Fall 2019 flyer

Forks on Friday - Fall 2019

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Forsyth County and the Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers in Forsyth County are excited to bring back …

Boxwood infected with boxwood blight

Boxwood Blight Information

Boxwoods are a common evergreen shrub planted in home landscapes. Boxwoods tend to be slow-growing plants. Boxwood leaves have …

2019 Summer Adult Education flyer

Summer Adult Education Series 2019

The Adult Education series continues at Tanglewood Park this summer with more opportunities to learn about gardening. N.C. Cooperative …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Dorsal view llustration of a Culex erraticus mosquito

Mosquito Control for Stormwater Facilities

This factsheet provides a review of strategies for designing and maintaining stormwater facilities to limit …

2 days agoUrban Waterways
Figure 1. Immature cottony cushion scale insects.

Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …

Figure 1. Euonymus bush infested with euonymus scale.

Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to identify and manage common armored scale insects that …

Citrus mealybugs

Mealybugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of mealybugs, an insect pest of …

 larger elm leaf beetle

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

The larger elm leaf beetle is 3/8 to 5/8 inches long. It is orange with …

Aphid.

Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …

Figure 1. Columbine damage by leafminer flies.

Leafminer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of leafminer flies, an insect pest …

Figure 1. Hemispherical scale.

Hemispherical Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of hemispherical scale, an insect pest …