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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...

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...

Seeing “whiteflies” in your lawn?

In the last several weeks, we have had a few inquiries regarding “whiteflies” in and around home lawns. These insects have been described as invisible...

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...