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Pesticide CEU Training-June 2, 2021

Need some last minute CEU’s? Pesticide CEU training at N.C. Cooperative Extension, New Hanover County Center on June 2, 2021. Registration deadline …

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Calico Scales About to Hatch!

Calico scale, Eulecanium cerasorum, was accidentally introduced to California from Asia in the 1920s. It has now become established …

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