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Storm Damaged Trees

After driving around a little after hurricane Florence, there are a lot of trees that are down or leaning. …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Green Grasshopper blending in with the leaves and stems of a tomato plant.

Insects in the Garden

I went out to the garden this morning to pick a few small tomatoes for a snack during work …

Angular leaf spots of Cucurbit Downy mildew on cucumber leaves in the field.

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

A client brought in a sample of cucumber leaves today with blocky yellow spots on the leaves. She was …

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