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Library Garden Series Begins Soon!

Would you like to learn more about gardening? You can by attending the Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Dare County’s Library …

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Holiday Centerpieces On Sale Now!

As thoughts turn toward the holiday season, Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Dare County are gearing up for their …

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New Ag Tech in Dare County

We are happy to announce Amy Jordan as our new Agricultural Technician Program Assistant. She is a recent transplant …

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Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

Figure 1. Ash whitefly adult and nymphs.

Ash Whitefly in North Carolina

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the ash whitefly, an insect …

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Starch iodine staining pattern used to determine apple maturity.

Maximizing Your SmartFresh℠ Investments

SmartFresh℠ (1-methylcyclopropene, MCP) is a relatively new tool for postharvest management of apples. In 2002, …

Figure 1. Japanese beetle.

Management of Adult Japanese Beetles For Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations

This entomology insect note describes the management of Japanese beetles in commercial nursery and landscape …

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A carmine spider mite and eggs.

Carmine Mites in Stawberries

This publication covers carmine mites in strawberries and their impact in North Carolina.

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Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

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Aphids in Strawberries

This factsheet describes aphid biology and management in strawberries.

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Suggestions For Establishing a Blueberry Planting in Western North Carolina

Blueberry production in Western North Carolina differs from the main commercial production areas in the …