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2014 North Carolina Pest News Archive

NC Pest News 09-19-2014
The twenty-fourth issue of the North Carolina Pest News is the last issue for the 2014 growing season. It covers topics related to field and forage crops, and ornamental crops. The newsletter contains information on stink bugs and bean leaf beetle in soybeans and 2 new insecticides labeled for some ornamental crops. Light trap data from Bertie, Craven, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lenoir, Northampton, Robeson, Scotland, Washington, Wayne and Wilson counties are included.

NC Pest News 09-12-2014
The twenty-third 2014 issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field and forage crops. The newsletter contains the tobacco insect scouting report plus the light trap data from Bertie, Craven, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lenoir, Northampton, Robeson, Scotland, Washington, Wayne and Wilson counties.

NC Pest News 09-05-2014
The twenty-second issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletter contains the soybean rust update, the tobacco insect scouting report and an article on beneficial Scoliid wasps found in lawns. Light trap data from Bertie,Craven, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lenoir, Northampton, Robeson, Scotland, Washington, Wayne and Wilson counties are included.

NC Pest News 08-29-2014
The twenty-first issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, ornamentals and turf, and residences, structures and communities. The newsletter has information on bollworms in Bt cotton, loopers in soybeans, soybean rust, caterpillars on roses, wax scales on conifers or broad leaf evergreen plants and yellow jackets found in recreational areas. The tobacco scouting report and the light trap data from Bertie,Craven, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lenoir, Northampton, Robeson, Scotland, Washington, Wayne and Wilson counties are included.

NC Pest News 08-22-2014
The twentieth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletter has information on brown marmorated stink bug in cotton, azalea caterpillars feeding on azalea and blueberries, and red headed pine sawfly in pines. Box blight, a fungal disease was recently confirmed in Wake County. Also included in this issue are the tobacco scouting reports and the light trap data from Bertie, Craven, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lenoir, Northampton, Robeson, Scotland, Washington, Wayne and Wilson counties.

NC Pest News 08-15-2014
The nineteenth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops. The newsletter has articles addressing different causes of physiological scorch in soybeans such as sudden death syndrome (SDS), stem canker, black root rot  (CBR), brown stem rot and other causes. Frog leaf spot and target spot on soybeans are discussed. The tobacco insect scouting report and the light trap data from Bertie,Craven, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lenoir, Northampton, Robeson, Scotland, Washington, Wayne and Wilson counties are included

NC Pest News 08-08-2014
The eighteenth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops. The newsletter has information on soybean aphid, aphids in (mostly organic) tobacco, soybean diseases including frogeye leaf spot, target spot, stem canker, and soybean rust. One article compares Southern rust of corn with Asiatic soybean rust. Tobacco insect scouting reports are included. Light trap data from Bertie, Craven, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lenoir, Northampton, Robeson, Scotland, Washington, Wayne and Wilson counties are provided.

NC Pest News 08-01-2014
The seventeeth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, and fruits and vegetables The newsletter has information on stink bug management in cotton, kudzu bugs, midseason soybean insects (corn earworm/tobacco budworm, stink bugs, and defoliators such as loopers, armyworms, etc.), mealybugs in grapes,and basil downy mildew outbreaks. Light trap data from Bertie,Craven, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lenoir, Northampton, Robeson, Scotland, Washington, Wayne and Wilson and Lenoir counties are included.

NC Pest News 07-25-2014
The sixteenth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, and ornamentals. The newsletter has information on sycamore lace bugs, and impatiens necrotic spot virus. The tobacco insect scouting report and data from light traps in Craven, Edgecombe and Lenoir counties are included.

NC Pest News 07-18-14
The fifteenth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, fruit and vegetables, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletter includes information on plant bugs in cotton, southern corn rust, common rust, potato leaf hoppers on maples, plant hoppers, leaf hoppers, frog hoppers, and tomato spotted wilt virus in chrysanthemum. Some retailers will soon require vendors to label plants that have been treated with neonicotinoid insecticides. Insect light trap data for Edgecombe and Lenoir Counties is also included.

NC Pest News 07-11-14
The fourteenth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, fruit and vegetables, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletter includes articles on the impact of corn earworm in Bt corn, recommendation on not tank mixing insecticides over tasseled corn, worms in early season soybeans, soybean rust, comparing southern rust of corn with Asiatic soybean rust, Section 18 approval of bifenthrin for control of brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) on apple, peaches and nectarines, the use of predatory mites in strawberries, tomato late blight, bees and neonicotinoids, and the maple spider mite. The tobacco insect scouting report and the light trap data for Lenoir County is also included.

NC Pest News 07-03-14
The thirteenth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletter includes information on the tobacco insect scouting report, stink bugs, plant bugs, peanut disease control programs and advisories, southern rust, imported leaf willow leaf, and a new pest, a psyllid, on pittosporum. Light trap data for Lenoir County is also included.

NC Pest News 06-27-14
The twelth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, fruit and vegetables, ornamentals and turf, and residences, structures and communities. The newsletter includes information on plant bugs, budworms, cucurbit downy mildew,
hibiscus sawfly, Japanese beetles, beneficial leaf cutter bees, and mosquitoes and diseases. The tobacco insect scouting report for NC and light trap data for Lenoir County is also included.

NC Pest News 06-20-14
The eleventh issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to to field and forage crops, fruit and vegetables, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletter includes information on the tobacco insect scouting report, Section 18 approval for dinotefuran for control of brown marmorated stink bug in North Carolina, flowers impact bee foraging in blueberries, control options for cucurbit downy mildew in North Carolina, potato late blight outbreak in eastern North Carolina, flea beetle, and columbine leafminer. Light trap data for Lenoir County is also included.

NC Pest News 06-13-14
The tenth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field crops, fruit crops, and  ornamentals. The newsletter includes the tobacco scouting report and articles on stink bugs in corn, potential insect problems on seedling soybeans, cucurbit downy mildew outbreak in southeastern North Carolina, scale on wax myrtle, and aphids on roses.

NC Pest News 06-06-14
The ninth issue of the North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field crops, fruit crops, and ornamentals. The newsletters includes the insect scouting report in tobacco and articles about moths that may be found in grape root borer traps, ambrosia beetles in perennial fruit crops, gloomy scale, and crepe myrtle aphids.

NC Pest News 05-30-14
The eighth 2014 issue of North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field crops, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletters includes information about cotton thrips, thrips in tobacco, tobacco scouting, hawthorn lacebugs, elm leafminer, and woolly elm aphids.

NC Pest News 05-23-14
The seventh 2014 issue of North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field and forage crops, fruit and vegetables, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletters includes information about cotton thrips, kudzu bug, tobacco insects, gummy stem blight on watermelon, daylily leafminer, cottony maple leaf scale, and ocellate gall midge.

NC Pest News 05-16-14
The sixth 2014 issue of North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field and forage crops, fruit and vegetables, and ornamentals and turf. The newsletters includes information about cotton thrips, corn insects, tobacco insects, Lecanium scale crawlers, and bagworms.

NC Pest News 05-09-14
The fifth 2014 issue of North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field and forage crops and ornamentals and turf. The newsletter includes information about tobacco insects and scale eggs.

NC Pest News 05-02-14
The fourth 2014 issue of North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field and forage crops, ornamentals and turf. The newsletter includes information about cotton thrips, tobacco insects, mites, aphids, and fire ants.

NC Pest News 04-25-14
The third 2014 issue of North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to fruit and vegetables, ornamentals and turf, and residences, structures and communities. The newsletter includes information about spotted wing drosophila, fruitworms, rose sawflies, azalea lacebugs, and juniper scale crawlers.

NC Pest News 04-18-14
The second 2014 issue of North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to field and forage crops, fruit and vegetables, ornamentals and turf. The newsletter includes information about tobacco, vegetable diseases, scales, and boxwood leaf miners.

NC Pest News 04-11-14
The first 2014 issue of North Carolina Pest News covers topics related to fruit and vegetables, ornamentals and turf, and residences, structures and communities. The newsletter includes information about strawberry clippers, ambrosia beetles, cankerworms, Eastern tent caterpillars, kudzu bugs, bees, wasps, termites, mosquitoes, and ticks.

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Photo of Carol HicksCarol HicksFormer Extension Coordinator cbhicks@ncsu.eduCenter for Integrated Pest Management - NC State University
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