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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 …

Tulip tree scales and white fluffy lady beetle larvae on a tulip poplar twig. Photo:SD Frank

Natural Enemies in Disguise

Tulip tree scales and other soft scales are maturing and producing a lot of honeydew. This makes people notice …

Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Found in NC

Emerald ash borer (EAB) has been detected in North Carolina for the first time. The detection was made in …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

Figure 1. Swine farms (purple) and various forestland cover type

Using Animal Manures in Forest Fertilization

Applying animal manure to forestland can help animal producers manage waste and supply forest owners …

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Graphical representation of swine farms and forestland in SE NC

Forests as an Alternative for Swine Manure Application

Applying swine manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help swine producers manage …

3 days ago

Wildlife Terms

This publication functions as a dictionary for commonly used wildlife terms such as cover, daylighting, …

4 days agoWorking With Wildlife
Pickerel frog in shallow pool.

Pools for Amphibians

This publication describes the habitat, food and water habits, cover and home range of a …

4 days agoWorking With Wildlife

Residual Woody Biomass Inventory Techniques: A Comparative Analysis of Prism Sweep and Line Intersect Sampling Methods

Prism sweep and line intercept methods were compared for accuracy and efficiency to measure woody …

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State responses

Southern Foresters’ Observations of Threats to Forest Health and Implications for Continuing Education

Southern forests experience several threats to health and productivity, and these threats are expected to …

4 days ago

Conversion Factors for Bioenergy

This is a quick-reference list of conversion factors used by the Bioenergy Feedstock Development Programs …

1 week agoNC Woody Biomass

Site Preparation Methods and Contracts

Most commercially valuable tree species found in North Carolina require full or almost full sunlight …

1 week agoWoodland Owner Notes