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Hundreds of midges resting on the window of a home

Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

Female carpenter bee drilling hole in spindle

Carpenter Bee Activity

Carpenter bee activity is on the increase. The activity near the end of March and early April was mostly …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

Midge resting on leaf

Biology and Control of Non-Biting Aquatic Midges

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying aquatic midges and how to control them.

Inserting bait tube into a termite bait station

Termites - Baiting Systems

This publication explains how termite baits work as an alternative to using conventional liquid treatments …

2 weeks agoWood-Damaging Pests
Symptoms of wilt and root rot caused by Pythium sp.

Pythium Root and Crown Rot of Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses pythium root and crown rot in industrial hemp production.

Figure 1. Fire ant adult.

Fire Ants in Commercial Turfgrass, Home Lawns and Landscapes

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fire ants and addresses how to control them as …

3 weeks agoTurfFiles
Figure 1. Full-grown bagworm in its protective camouflage.

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

Different insect antennae.

4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

7/3/19
drawing of the tick life stages

Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …