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New Pest Alerts - Cerrent Updates On emerging Pests in North Carolina

There are a multitude of insect and plant pests threatening North Carolina and the United States. Click the pest name to learn more about the pests highlighted below.

Hot Pest Topics

Other Pest Topics


Asian Longhorned Beetle

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Light Brown Apple Moth

Spotted Lanterfly


Soybean Rust

Sudden Oak Death

Tobacco Blue Mold


Giant Salvinia


Oriental Bittersweet

Tropical Spiderwort


Giant African Snail


For Additional Information Contact:

Jarred Driscoll - State Survey Coordinator, CAPS

Email Address:


(919) 707-3741


(919) 733-1041




NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division - Plant Protection Section
Plant Pest Administrator - Phillip L. Wilson
Mailing Address: 1060 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1060
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27603
Phone: 919) 707-3753 | FAX: (919) 733-1041