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10 of the Most Diabolical Crop Pests in North Carolina

Arthropod pests (both insects and mites) rob North Carolina farmers every year by eating into their crop yields. No matter what a grower does, it seems like there is always a destructive pest waiting in the wings. We’ve curated a list of 10 of the most vexing pests that prey on agriculture in North Carolina.

Call for Support – Help Send a Kid to 4-H Camp

Join the North Carolina 4-H Camping program for a night of fun, food and bluegrass at the second annual Pickin' in the Pines bluegrass and BBQ benefit concert in Ellerbe, North Carolina.

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

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