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Racing to stop the cankerworm

Undergraduate researcher Bobby Chanthammavong and technician Greg Bryant examine the remains of cankerworms stopped in their tracks by tape covered with a sticky paste. Without their efforts, the annoying pests might have killed the tree.

Controlling cankerworms is tricky, but on a foggy Friday, entomologist Steve Frank and his colleagues head out on their weekly mission: preventing the cankerworm, an annoying pest, from defoliating North Carolina’s urban deciduous trees. Read more in N.C. State University’s Bulletin.

‘Fotonovela’ will help teach Latino families about 4-H

photo from fotonovela

4-H leaders have a new tool to help Spanish-language families understand the value of 4-H activities to their young people. Cintia Aguilar and her N.C. Cooperative Extension colleagues have developed a fotonovela – a book similar to a graphic novel with photos – to tell the story of 4-H in both English and in Spanish.

Recording available for branding webinar

North Carolina Cooperative Extension had a great turnout at the National Extension Branding Initiative launch webinar on Jan. 10. A recording of the session is now available online.

Extension National Branding webinar is Jan. 10

The National Extension Branding Initiative will be launched this month, in January 2013. All Extension employees are invited to attend this presentation, to learn about the new branding tools, templates, and training that have been created to support implementation nationwide.

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