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Caswell County Fire Ants

With all the recent moisture we are seeing an increase in ant mounds in yards and pastures in Caswell …

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Pecan Scab Disease

Pecan Scab Disease More than likely, the black spots you see on pecan leaves and shucks are due to pecan …

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Pollinators Garden

For small farms that grow a diversity of fruit and vegetables, pollinators can be essential for crop production A small …

Cover photo for Crape Myrtle Disease: Sooty Mold

Crape Myrtle Disease: Sooty Mold

Leaf and stem surfaces are covered with a black sooty substance, causing them to appear black and dirty. Sooty …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Pesticide Use and Safety Information

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