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NC Christmas tree farm

Christmas Tree Supply 2021

According to an article from NC State University College of Agriculture and Consumer Science news services, “North Carolina’s Christmas tree …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

mountain evening

Fireflies or Lightning Bugs?

From the NC State University Homegrown Video Series… One of the more magical moments of summer each year is the …

hemlock hydrangea rust

Pest Alert - Hemlock Hydrangea Rust

Hemlock hydrangea rust is caused by the fungus Pucciniastrum hydrangeae. This rust is leaf disease of smooth hydrangea Hydrangea …

Arborvitae with bagworms

Pest Alert - Bagworms

Bagworm Caterpillars Description and Seasonal Development The bagworm is a caterpillar that feeds on all manner of trees and shrubs. The …

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Fireplace & Chimney Safety

Original article by: Shelby Kimes Focus on Fireplace Chimney Safety Santa won’t be able to come cascading down your chimney if it …

delta trap on tree for gypsy moth

Spotted - Gypsy Moth Traps

Have you been seeing triangular shaped boxes hanging in trees around your community? These are delta traps put out …

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Accomplishing Forest Stewardship with Hand-Applied Herbicides

Hand-applied herbicide technologies are varied and effective tools which allow the landowner to selectively control …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Current Forest Carbon Markets at a Glance

Recently, several new initiatives in forest carbon markets have emerged simplifying the carbon project development …

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