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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 …

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

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

7 days ago
Adult spined stilt bug.

Spined Stilt Bug in Tobacco

The spined stilt is the most abundant predator insect in tobacco and is found in …

2 weeks ago
A live, small tan/yellow phorid fly

Phorid Flies

Phorid flies are small flies that breed in moist, decaying organic matter and can be …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

11/10/21Household Pests
Adult spotted lanternfly resting on side of tree

Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …

A long, brown worm with a cream colored saddle and a shiny body.

Jumping Worms

This factsheet covers the description, biology, and management of the jumping earthworm, a common pest …

11/1/21
lady beetle larva

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

10/29/21
Alternaria linariae spores under 20x light magnification.

Collar Rot and Alternaria Stem Canker of Tomato

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses collar rot and Alternaria stem canker of tomato, which are …