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Twig aphid damage of needle curl on Fraser fir Christmas trees

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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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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Using Fire to Improve Wildlife Habitat

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

4 days ago

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

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

6 days ago

Balsam Twig Aphid on Fraser Fir

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

1 week agoChristmas Tree Notes

Sample Timber Sale Contract

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

2 weeks agoEastern Forestry Notes
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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 …

3/17/21
Red maple branch covered in gloomy scales

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 …

3/17/21

Management Plans: A Planning Guide for Landowners

This publication provides an overview of woodlands management and a step-by-step process landowners can use …

3/11/21
Figure 1. Loblolly pine stand.

Managing for Resilience

You can proactively manage your forest for health and vigor and help it to adapt …

2/12/21Healthy Forests