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Hurricane Preparedness

With Hurricane Isaias approaching the Carolinas and expected to make landfall in the next 24 hours, here is a …

Oak lecanium scales and eggs on willow oak. Photo: SD Frank

Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program “PPP” has authorized up to $349 billion in forgivable loans for small businesses to continue …

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USDA Requesting PPE Information

The USDA is asking all producers in the agricultural field to fill out a spreadsheet regarding the required PPE …

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The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Emerald Ash Borer

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the emerald ash borer, an …

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2019 Income of North Carolina Timber Harvested and Delivered to Mills

2019 income estimates ranked by county for standing timber and timber harvest and delivered to …

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2017 Income of North Carolina Timber Harvested and Delivered to Mills

2017 income estimates ranked by county for standing timber and timber harvest and delivered to …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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NC Lumber Market Regions

Five Year Movements in North Carolina Hardwood Lumber Prices, 2011 to 2015

Lumber price trends provide key information to parties across the hardwood value chain. The prices …

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Economic Contributions of North Carolina's Pine Straw Industry

This note provides an overview of the pine straw industry's contributions to North Carolina's economy.

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Northern Red Oak Quality Index, 2016

This note discusses how a Quality Index can be used to predict the lumber product …

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Lumber product and carbon storage.

Lumber's Carbon Product Value

This note provides an economic estimate of North Carolina's lumber as a carbon storehouse.

5 days agoWood Products Notes