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Preserve at Home! Classes

It’s that time of the year when we take out our hot water bath and pressure canners to preserve the …

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Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

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Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

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How to Salvage Flood-Damaged Appliances

This publication covers items to consider when trying to salvage flood-damaged appliances.

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Snakes

This publication provides information on snakes of North Carolina-- problems, description of damage and animals, …

Residential and Industrial Pests

How to manage pesticides to control residential and industrial insects, diseases, and other pests in …

Figure 1. Fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

This Entomology Insect Note provides information on the identification and control of fungus gnats in …

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Figure 1. Drain fly.

Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

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