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Green June beetle Alert!

Although they have been buzzing around outside my apartment complex for the last week or so (see video), numbers of Green June beetle adults have...

Fall Armyworms in June?!?

We have heard reports of fall armyworm egg masses around homes and buildings in Charlotte, NC. While the timing is earlier than usual (armyworms typically...

Crane Fly Alert!

Look familiar? We are seeing a lot of crane flies this time of year and although commonly mistaken for mosquitoes, they do not rely on...

Tiger Beetles vs Sugarcane Beetles

Does this damage look familiar? In managed turf, the small, perfectly round emergence holeĀ is often a sign of black cutworm damage. However, when research specialist...

Japanese Beetle Alert!

As of last week, Japanese beetles are flying around Raleigh, eating everything in sight. If a pesticide application in the landscape is necessary, active ingredients...