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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...

Chinch Bug Alert!

The heat of July is upon us which means that chinch bugs are active again! Chinch bug adults are tiny insects that are oval-shaped and...

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...

Friday Fun Post: Ground Pearls!

Ground pearls are identified by the presence of small pearl-like bodies on the roots or in the soil. The pink adult stage that crawls is...