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Zoysiagrass Mite Alert!

In the past week, we have received multiple turf samples showing symptoms of zoysiagrass mite damage. Mite feeding causes the leaf to roll in on...

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...

Major Fall Pest: Fall Armyworm

Although we posted an alert on fall armyworms (FAW) in late July this year, they are still a major problem in some areas. Fall armyworms are...

How do you know the truth?

Hysteria in the press and social media: how do we provide the truth? A “Roundup” of Recent Information Rick Brandenburg, WNR Distinguished Professor, Dept of...

Green June beetles are here!

If you haven’t seen them, you’ve probably heard them flying around and crashing into everything. Green June beetles are actively flying, mating and laying eggs....

Fall Armyworm alert!

Fall Armyworms (FAW) are moving their way up through South Carolina and will likely be in NC in the next few weeks. FAWs are 1-1/2...