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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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Vegetable Production Series

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension in Davie County and Craig Mauney, Area Specialized Agent, Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production, for a …

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June Garden News

With June has come hotter, dryer weather. Even though we might get short storms and pop-up showers, rainfall this …

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Garden News - May 2019

Vegetable Gardens If you haven’t already planted your vegetable garden, now is a great time to do it. The soil …

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Pesticide Collection Day

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with N.C. Cooperative Extension of Davie and Yadkin Counties …

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Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management

This guide to lawn maintenance for North Carolina contains information on establishing a new lawn, …

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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 …

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 …

Spider mite stippling damage on milkweed.

Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …