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Identifying Large Hornets

Do you see exceptionally large hornets flying around your home? Some residents think they are the Asia Hornets (murder …

Cherokee County Newsletters

Please feel free to browse the archive of monthly newsletters from your N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center. Each month …

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Fall Gardening

Having a fall garden can extend the growing season into early winter. Some vegetables actually do and taste better …

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Mummy Berry in Blueberries

Mummy berry is a plant disease caused by the fungus Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi. This is the biggest problem blueberry …

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Pest & Beneficial Insects

Home gardeners and landscapers have to manage insect threats to be successful. There are millions of different insects. The …

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Pasture Management

We are offering a webinar via Zoom on pasture management. Our cool-season forages sometimes have trouble keeping up with …

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Request for PPE to USDA

USDA Collecting Information on Personal Protective Equipment Needs of our Farming Community The USDA is collecting information on growers ability …

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Small Business Assistance Including Farms

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans The program would provide cash-flow assistance through 100 percent federally guaranteed loans to employers who …

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 – …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

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

Pseudoperonospora humuli

Hop Downy Mildew

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

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

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

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

Southern blight

Southern Blight of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of southern blight of sweetpotato.

R. stolonifer Sporangia

Rhizopus Soft Rot of Sweetpotato

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of Rhizopus soft rot of sweetpotatoes.

Geotrichum candidum

Geotrichum Sour Rot of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of geotrichum sour rot of sweetpotato.

Cross-section of Fusarium root rot

Fusarium Root Rot of Sweetpotato

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of Fusarium root rot of sweetpotato.