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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...

Annual Bluegrass Weevils are back!

Although a few sites saw Annual Bluegrass Weevil (ABW) adults in soap flushes in late February (so early!) this year, activity has been very quiet...

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....