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Fire Ants and Electricity

As mentioned in a previous blog post, fire ants are attracted to areas with warmer soil temperatures (around paved …

ABW Alert in Western NC!

Despite an unseasonably cool March-April, annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) adults are active in the western part of the state. …

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Grady Miller Named 2017 Asa Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Grady Miller, who has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA)! This is the …

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Early Alert for Chinch Bugs

We are getting our first reports of chinch bug activity in St. Augustinegrass in Wilmington, NC and, similar to other turf …