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Cover photo for Household Hazardous Waste Day

Household Hazardous Waste Day

The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the County Administration …

Pesticide Classes Available

Alexander County Extension Center will have two Pesticide Classes in February. A Commercial Class with 2 credits of A …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes and addresses how to control them in turf.

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Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes in turfgrasses.

5 days agoTurfFiles
Figure 1. The computation of greenhouse volumes

Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables

This publication includes a key to identifying insects that can affect vegetable production. Asparagus, beans …

7 days ago
Figure 1 A-F, line drawings of winged insects

Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs

This publications contains detailed drawings and descriptions to aid in identifying pests and insects of …

7 days ago

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

7 days ago
cutworm larva

Cutworms in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of cutworms in strawberries.

2 weeks ago

Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

2 weeks agoTurfFiles

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).