NC State Extension

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Corn Earworm Abundant Early in Tobacco

Our laboratory is beginning a project to determine the baseline susceptibility of tobacco-feeding tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens) populations throughout …

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The Buzz on Mosquitoes

[Note: This post has been adapted from a post we wrote for the NC Urban Pests Blog site] As of …

Adult deer flies are yellow with dark stripes.

Deer Flies Hunting for a Meal

If you’ve been outdoors working or jogging or horseback riding along tree-lined trails, you’ve probably had the misfortune of …

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Beneficial Insects in Tobacco

Last week while scouting my plots at Kinston and Rocky Mount, I spotted two predatory insects: big-eyed bugs and …

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Stink Bugs Moving Into Corn

Folks have noted stink bugs moving into corn rapidly over the past week across the Coastal Plain. This is …