Skip to main content

NC State Extension

Oak branch with with acorn

Oak Issues in Southeastern NC

Recently, Extension agents and specialists have been receiving calls from folks in southeastern NC regarding oak trees dying or …

foresther workshop logo

Upcoming ForestHer Workshops

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 8, 2019) – Women landowners and natural resource professionals interested in learning more about management and …

Cover photo for Is Reforestation a Profitable Investment?

Is Reforestation a Profitable Investment?

Historically, reforestation has been a strong long-term investment for landowners. This publication assesses the pine reforestation investment based on …

butterfly

Upcoming Pollinator Workshops

Are you interested in implementing conservation practices such as establishing pollinator habitat on your land? We’re hosting two workshops this …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

Tree care professional removing a large tree crushing a car.

How to Hire a Tree Care Professional

Proper tree care is an important part of a homeowner's investment. This publication guides consumers …

12 hours ago

Soil and Plant Analysis for Christmas Trees

Nutrient analysis of soil and plant tissue should be an integral part of any tree …

6 days agoSoilFacts
Orangestriped oakworms

Orangestriped Oakworm

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and management of the orangestriped oakworm, a pest …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes

Methods of Moisture Content Measurement in the Lumber and Furniture Industries

This brief factsheet discusses methods of moisture content measurement commonly found in the lumber and …

2 weeks agoWood Products Notes
Imported willow leaf beetles on willow.

Imported Willow Leaf Beetle

The imported willow leaf beetle, Plagiodera versicolor, resembles a black lady beetle. (Lady beetles are …

2 weeks agoPDIC Factsheets
Figure 1. Adult granulate ambrosia beetle.

Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape Trees

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the granulate (Asian) ambrosia beetle, …

3 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
Illustrating young, intermediate, and mature cross sections

Thinning Pine Stands

This publication describes thinning, the process of cutting or removal of certain trees from a …

3 weeks agoWoodland Owner Notes
Illustration of pruning tools and safety equipment

Pruning Woodland Trees

Pruning woodland trees can improve timber value, appearance, access and remove dead and diseased branchwood. …