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Twig Aphids 2020

Twig aphids are shaping up to be a problem this spring in western North Carolina. Many fields had high …

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Forests After Florence

From NC State University College of Natural Resources, Story by Julie Johnson 3/6/2020 Dr. Madhusudan Katti, an associate professor in the …

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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 …

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Emerald Ash Borer

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

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

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Using Fire to Improve Wildlife Habitat

This publication discusses the benefits that land managers derive by managing wildlife habitat through controlled …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Balsam Twig Aphid on Fraser Fir

This publication describes the life cycle, scouting and treatment of the balsam twig aphid, a …

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Sample Timber Sale Contract

This publication is an example of a timber sale contract for "pay as cut" sales …

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Measuring Impervious Surface Cover with the Pace to Plant Technique

Impervious surface cover increases tree stress and reduces tree condition. We developed an impervious surface …

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Impervious Surface Thresholds for Sustainable Urban Tree Planting and Landscape Design

A foundation of IPM in urban landscapes is to put the right plant in the …

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