Potato leafhoppers damage red maples and many other kinds of plants. Danny Lauderdale has been capturing them this week in nurseries.
Pollinators came to national attention due, in part, to concern that neonicotinoid insecticides may be harmful to them. This spring, concern for monarchs and concern about neonicotinoids have collided.
Do you like working outside? Do cool bugs get you really stoked? Can you count? Then read on, we have a place for you in the Frank Lab!
If driving a giant pickup truck around downtown Raleigh is your idea of a good time...have we got the job for you. Don’t worry, you’ll get to do some cool science too!
Area Specialized Agent Danny Lauderdale reports that red headed flea beetle adults are active in eastern NC.
After a late start, cankerworms have started hatching and can be found here and there.
A new published paper with summaries from the 2016 National Forum on Climate and Pests (NFCP).
2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings. Tired of going from state to state sifting through extension publications for the latest pest management recommendations? If this sounds like [...]
Pine needle scales are relatively easy to find and to monitor for crawler activity. Stare at the needles of any urban pine for a minute and you will see white flecks on the needles. These [...]
Eastern tent caterpillars in the second week of March 2017. Photo: SDF Last week I went looking for small new nests in hopes I could find eastern tent caterpillars just as they hatched. [...]