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Get Ready for Fire Ants

You know which turf insect responds fastest to four days of constant rain followed by 80 degree weather? Fire ants. You may have noticed the...

Mole Cricket Alert

  Recognize these guys? Over the past several years, mole crickets have become a serious turf pest in the eastern and southern parts of the...

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...

Chinch Bugs Have Arrived

It has been a fairly hot, dry July and as a result, we are finding high numbers of chinch bugs in the Wake Co. area....

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...