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Callery Pear - Please Beware!

As the temperature warms up and the days get longer in March, many of you have probably seen the …

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NC Arbor Day - March 19, 2021

North Carolina’s Arbor Day is just around the corner! Learn more about NC Arbor Day and celebrate with us! What …

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Winter Safety Recommendations

Recent winter storms, ice, and freezing rain can impact healthy trees and forested areas, damaging or downing trees. The …

Virtual Farm Tour

The summer farm tour of the North Carolina Christmas Tree Association highlights local farms and current research and demonstrations. …

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Forest Landowner Tips for Fall

Fall is now officially here, and with the weather beginning to finally cool down, and the bugs and snakes …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Current Forest Carbon Markets at a Glance

Recently, several new initiatives in forest carbon markets have emerged simplifying the carbon project development …

9 hours ago
Firewood with its bark removed, showing insect feeding galleries

Firewood as a Vector in Invasive Pest Dispersal

This factsheet covers information related to firewood as a threat in moving invasive pests to …

2 weeks agoInvasive Forest Pests
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

3 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
adult Asian longhorned beetle resting on a branch

Asian Longhorned Beetle

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the Asian longhorned beetle, an …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

6/10/21
American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Coppiced American Sycamore on Marginal Land as a Viable Short Rotation Woody Crop

This factsheet summarizes recent research that investigated the productivity of American sycamore after coppicing and …

5/21/21
Formula

Using the Differential Shrinkage and the Cupping of Lumber Spreadsheet

Wood shrinkage is often calculated with the assumption that the radial and tangential shrinkage occurs …

Economic Contribution of the Forest Sector in North Carolina, 2019

This publication discusses contributions the forest sector makes to the North Carolina economy.

5/3/21