fire ants

Fire ant quarantine area expands to part or all of 77 counties.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The quarantine area for red imported fire ants has expanded and now includes part or all of 77 counties. The quarantine now includes all of Alamance, Burke, Guilford, Jackson and McDowell counties. Summary of Talking Points: On […]

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As summer pests multiply, so do your options for handling them

Now that summer is fully upon us, you may be encountering some typical summertime pests around North Carolina. It may not help that you’re probably home more, giving you more opportunity to notice the critters around the house. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provides oversight of pest control professionals to be […]

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