McPherson Receives 2019 NC Pest Management Association Graduate Student Scholarship
Congratulations to Samantha McPherson for receiving the 2019 North Carolina Pest Management Association Graduate Student Scholarship ($1,500) during the NCPMA 69th Annual Pest Control Technicians’ School. More than 1,000 participants attended this 3-day event, the largest of its kind in the world!
Esteemed Plant Pathology Professor Passes Away
Charles W. Averre III, a plant pathology professor emeritus at NC State University, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, but Averre’s legacy will live on in a scholarship and a high-yielding sweet potato variety named in his honor.
Research Shows ‘Bug Bombs’ Are Ineffective Killing Roaches
Total release foggers, commonly known as “bug bombs,” are ineffective at removing cockroaches from indoor environments and can leave toxic residues, according to a new study from North Carolina State University.