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Early Fall Armyworms!

Starting to see fall armyworm moths along the east coast and in little pockets throughout the state. This is earlier than usual but we have...

NEW: Turfgrass Insect Pest Tracking Maps

Starting Summer 2022, we are operating a network of collaborators across the state to help monitor for key turfgrass insect pests. This year, we will...

ABW damage in western NC

May is usually our craziest time for ABW activity, both in terms of adults and larval damage. This year, despite the crazy weather fluctuations, will...

Rain + 60°F = Fire Ants

Although temperatures have gotten considerably cooler in the last week, don’t be fooled into thinking fire ants are done for this year! A quick search...

Grub Indicators: Scoliid Wasps

Noticing large (>1/2 in), dark wasps hovering in and around the turf canopy the last few weeks (see video)? It’s likely that they are scoliid...