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Spider Mite Outbreaks

Originally posted on ecoIPM.org Things are heating up and the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae, thrives in hot dry weather. …

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NC State Fair Honey Bee Exhibit

If you’re visiting the State Fair this week (runs through Oct. 27th), don’t forget to check out the Expo …

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