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The Wolfpack’s
Waggle – Newsletter of the NC State Apiculture Program

The Wolfpack Waggle, a quarterly newsletter from the NCSU Apiculture Program, highlights honey bee research, extension, and education activities.

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The Wolfpack’s
Waggle – Newsletter of the NC State Apiculture Program

The Wolfpack Waggle, a quarterly newsletter from the NCSU Apiculture Program, highlights honey bee research, extension, and education activities.

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Brown Marmorated
Stink Bug in North Carolina

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB, Halyomorpha halys) is an invasive pest that was accidentally introduced from Asia into Pennsylvania in the 1990s. It was first detected in NC in 2009, and as of mid-2014, it had been reported in 64 of NC’s 100 counties.

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BEES

Online beekeeping
mini-courses

Click HERE for more information about the exciting new Beekeeper Education & Engagement System (BEES), an online resource for beekeepers at all levels. The system is entirely internet based and aims to foster an online learning community among beekeepers. The structure of the BEES network is broken into three ascending levels of complexity (Beginner, Advanced, and Ambassador) and three general areas of content (honey bee biology, honey bee management, and the honey bee industry). Sign up today!

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Red headed flea beetles

This week Cliff Ruth told me they were finding red headed flea beetle adults and larvae in mountain nurseries. They became active in Raleigh a couple weeks ago around when Magnolia grandiflora were MORE »

Ambrosia beetles slow down

This week did not find many ambrosia beetles in our traps this week (there will always be a few) and did not get any attacks on our experimental trees. So we may be MORE »

Bagworm larvae active

If you have conifers or other plants that seem to have grown weird, dangling pinecones, look again because you have bagworms. Bagworms have been hatching for the last week or so. You can MORE »

Daylily leafminer adults and larvae active

The Daylily leafminer is a recent pest from Asia. It was first detected in 2006 but has now spread through much of the Southeast including North Carolina. I spotted the first mines of MORE »

Free Books! IPM for Trees and Shrubs

The Southern Nursery IPM working group (SNIPM) includes research and extension professionals from many Southeastern states who work in horticulture, plant pathology, and entomology related to nursery crops. Last year we published a MORE »

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Apiculture webinarMon Jun 15, 2015
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