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Pesticide Recertification Classes

Recertification classes will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 1:00-5:00 at the Clay County Extension Office. Schedule as follows: V Training – …

Cover photo for The Invasion of the Lady Beetle

The Invasion of the Lady Beetle

We are getting calls at the office today and hearing about homes being invaded, once again by these insects. …

Pesticide Training Dates

Those of you that have pesticide licenses in need of credits, the training dates and locations this year will …

Small and Backyard Poultry Flocks

The Small and Backyard Flock Community of Practice addresses the needs of poultry owners with small to medium-sized poultry …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Wheel bug

Wheel Bug

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of wheel bugs, an insect pest …

Females insert their egg

Western Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes the western flower thrip, an insect pest of plants that …

Figure 1. The adult walnut twig beetle is less than 2mm in size.

Walnut Twig Beetle and Thousand Cankers Disease in North Carolina

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology and control of the walnut twig beetle, …

Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twolined spittlebug, an insect …

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 …

Twobanded Japanese weevil

Twobanded Japanese Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twobanded Japanese weevil, an …

twig girdlers feed on bark

Twig Girdler

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twig girdlers, a common pest …

Figure 1. White patches of male tea scales.

Tea Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of tea scale, an insect pest …