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Millipede on house siding

Millipede Migration

The hot dry weather has caused millipedes to move in search of moister areas which often means they crawl …

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 …

Cover photo for Swarm Season Is Here!

Swarm Season Is Here!

Swarm season is here! A lot of people panic when they see bees. They assume “swarm” means “attack” or …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Figure 2. Centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment. Mil

Controlling Millipedes in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and management of millipedes in and …

1 week agoHousehold Pests
Photo of a field with a poor stand of cotton seedlings

Cotton Seedling Diseases

Seedling diseases are a major disease concern for North Carolina cotton production. Numerous fungi are …

Root knot nematode damage in a soybean field

Root Knot Nematode of Soybean

Root knot nematodes can cause significant damages to soybean fields in North Carolina. This factsheet …

Root Knot Nematode of Cotton

Cotton root knot nematodes are capable of causing significant losses to cotton production. In addition …

Photo of root galling on tobacco roots

Root Knot Nematode of Tobacco

Nematodes are an economically important pest for flue-cured tobacco production. Root knot nematode is particularly …

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

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

Figure 1. New house under construction.

Termite Prevention - Approaches for New Construction

This entomology insect note discusses various methods for termite prevention in new home construction.

2 weeks agoWood-Damaging Pests
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 …