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Boxwood leafminer adult. Photo: SD Frank

Boxwood Leafminers Active

Amanda Taylor, Area Specialized Agent – Nursery and Greenhouse alerted us that Boxwood leafminer adults are active in the …

Oak eriococcid scales on a willow oak twig. Photo: AG Dale

Felt Scales on Oaks

Felt scales are a family of scales that include azalea bark scale (Acanthococcus azaleae), crape myrtle bark scale (Acanthococcus …

Oak lecanium scales and eggs on willow oak. Photo: SD Frank

Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

Safely Washing Produce

Please watch this informative video about how to safely wash your produce. The Safest Way to Wash …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

Sod Production in Pender County

Pender County has a very diverse agriculture and horticulture industry. Corn and soybean farmers manage about 32,000 acres annually …

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This Botany Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses plant taxonomy or how to name …

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NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

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Natural Learning Initiative Gardening Activity Guide

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

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This Wildlife Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches readers to recognize the value of …

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Greenhouse Weed Control

This publication discusses a number of options that are available to the greenhouse manager for …