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Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias Dear all, Tropical Storm Isaias is approaching the East Coast with winds and rain this evening and tomorrow …

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Masks Available for Farmers

The Deputy Director of NC Emergency Management has access to cloth masks for agriculture purposes. If you would like some masks …

Rose sawfly on a rose leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

False oleander scales. Photo: SD Frank

Monitor False Oleander Scales

False oleander scale, Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli, is a tropical and subtropical pest originally from China. False oleander scale is common throughout …

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