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2018 Farm-City Banquet

November 20, 2018, $15 Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., doors at 5:30 p.m. Catawba County Country Club 1154 Country Club Rd., Newton, NC 28658 Tickets …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

Garden, Lawn & Landscape Q & A

It has been another busy season in the garden, lawn, and landscape of Catawba County. We have had some …

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Gardening Q & A

We are into the full summer gardening season and you know what that means: overabundance of cucumbers and summer …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Map of the distribution of fire ants in the United States

Red Imported Fire Ant in North Carolina

This publication discusses the biology and spread of fire ants and the various methods that …

3 minutes agoBiting and Stinging Pests
Different insect antennae.

4. Insects

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

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Figure 1. Pine vole.

Voles in Commercial Orchard and Ornamental Nurseries

This publication will help you identify voles and vole damage and determine when, where, and …

Septoria spore production on underside of tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

Figure 7-1. Flex-tine weeder.

Chapter 7: Weed Management

This chapter of the North Carolina Organic Grain Production Guide discusses cultural, mechanical and chemical …

6 days ago
Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Figure 1. Horse fly.

Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Identifying the Ground Beetles of Eastern North Carolina Agriculture

This publication provides an illustrated key to the major groups of ground beetles found in …