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Protect Ground Nesting Bees

Ground bee covered with pollen resting on a leaf. Photo: SD Frank Ground bees are active throughout central NC. Ground bees …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

Harvesting Ginger

Growing Ginger at Home

The ginger plant (Zingiber officinale) is grown for its spicy, flavorful taste. The active ingredient in ginger is called …

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Growing a salad in pots

Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

This publication provides information about planning and maintaining a home vegetable garden. Topics include site …

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Red Thread stand symptoms

Red Thread in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of red thread.

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Pythium blight foliar stand symptoms.

Pythium Blight in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of pythium blight.

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Gray leaf spot.

Gray Leaf Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of gray leaf spot.

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Summer patch.

Summer Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of summer patch.

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Fairy ring stand symptoms

Fairy Ring in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fairy ring.

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Rust

Rust in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of rust.

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Figure 1. White patches of male tea scales.

Tea Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of tea scale, an insect pest …