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Fall webworm nest. Photo: SD Frank

Fall Webworms

Fall webworms, one of our native insect pests, are a perennial nuisance and in some cases a destructive pest. …

Asian mosquito biting a person's finger

Mosquito Populations Likely to Increase

Last week, NCDHHS announced the first death in 2018 due to West Nile virus (WNV). (see https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/dhhs-reports-state%E2%80%99s-first-death-year-related-west-nile-virus). Although details were …

Craven-Pamlico County 4-H Bear Island 4-H Camping Trip April 2-4, 2018 See Below for more information. Trip is weather permitting

Bear Island Camping Trip!

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FUN CAMPING? We are excited to be offering a three-day, two-night camping trip for our youth ages 11-14! This great camping experience at Bear …

CERCLA Update

As of February 1, 2018, the DC District court has granted the EPA’s request for a stay until May 1, …

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Winter Damage to Palms, 2018

According to AccuWeather, low temperatures in New Bern were in the teens or single digits for seven out of …

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NC Pecan Growers Annual Meeting

The North Carolina Pecan Growers will hold their annual meeting at the Duplin County Extension Center in Kenansville on Saturday, …

Auxin Stewardship Training

Individuals wishing to use Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax on auxin tolerant crops should be aware that recent federal pesticide labels now classify these …

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Dwarf Iris

Dwarf iris or dwarf violet iris (Iris verna) is a bit of an outlier among our more familiar iris …

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Gallberry

Gallberry or inkberry (Ilex glabra) is somewhat familiar to homeowners and landscapers as a holly shrub with soft, non-spiny …

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What a Mess!

This crapemyrtle has three different pest issues happening at the same time. Should a plant in this condition be …