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Cover photo for Anthracnose Alert!

Anthracnose Alert!

The NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab has diagnosed several cases of anthracnose on creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass putting …

Cover photo for 2016 Fall Armyworm Alert

2016 Fall Armyworm Alert

2016 Fall Armyworm Alert by Terri Billeisen Fall armyworms have hit North Carolina! Reports of damage have been mostly concentrated in the …

Pythium-Palooza!

As mentioned in a tweet Dr. Kerns sent out a couple a weeks ago, the current weather conditions are …

Warm Weather Follow-Up

As a follow up to previous posts about the warm December and warm March, I wanted to provide an …

The Heat Is On!

There has been a lot of discussion about the winter weather of 2015-2016 and not just in North Carolina. …

Be Prepared in 2016

There has been a lot of discussion this winter and spring regarding the extremely warm temperatures of December and …

What Happened in 2015?

What Happened in 2015? Things have finally settled down a bit here at the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab thanks …

Warm December Weather Means...?

What will the warm weather in December do to the insect problems next spring? I get these questions a lot. What …