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Oak Issues in Southeastern NC

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

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Upcoming ForestHer Workshops

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

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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 …

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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

Figure 1. Snipe and how it affects panel quality.

Quality Control for Edge Glued Panel Manufacturing

Edge glued lumber panels are an important component of many high quality furniture designs. To …

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Developing an In-Plant Training Seminar on Rough Mill Yields

This wood products note offers suggestions for developing a training seminar on rough mill yields.

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Drying Softwoods for Value Added Markets

In this wood products note, suggestions on how to select a proper target moisture content, …

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Notes on Computerized Kiln Controls

This wood products note describes a list of benefits that can be derived by using …

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Fine Tuning Equalizing and Conditioning

This wood products note describes how to equalize and condition lumber during drying to avoid …

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Understanding and Minimizing Veneer Checking on Furniture Panels

This wood product note helps wood manufacturers understand and minimize veneer checking on furniture panels.

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Figure 2. Channel of distribution of hardwood bark mulch.

Developing a Marketing Plan for Hardwood Bark Landscaping Mulch

A viable alternative for dealing with hardwood bark residue is to market the bark as …

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Stresses Develop After Redrying

Properly kiln dried lumber stored, dead packed in an enclosed, unheated shed may pick up …

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