More Articles from Beaufort County Center


Recent heavy rainfalls have resulted in flood damaged homes and property. Now it is time for the big clean up.  These DisasterFactSheets can help you recover after the MORE »

Food Safety

Picnic Safety There are always ants at a picnic. While you can see ants and avoid them, it’s not always possible to see, taste or smell dangerous bacteria that may cause illness if MORE »

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center


Wheat Head Scab Alert

As you can see from the scab risk map, the following counties have medium to high scab risk for wheat flowering today. Pamlico, Craven, Beaufort, Washington, Tyrrell, Hyde, Dare, Chowan, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Camden, MORE »

Pesticide Disposal Day May 18

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, will be offering a Pesticide Collection Day for residents in Beaufort and surrounding counties. The local site MORE »

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Soilborne Wheat Mosaic Virus

Dr. Ron Heiniger identified Soilborne Wheat Mosaic Virus in Beaufort County on April 1st.  Dr. Angela Post has seen many cases of this as she has traveled around the state recently, some more MORE »