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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 …

Cover of the Bees of NC

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

Figure 1. In North Carolina, hardwoods dominate softwoods

North Carolina's Forest and Forest Products Industry by the Numbers

This publication discusses the contributions that North Carolina’s forests and forest products industry provide to …

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Metallic green body of adult EAB

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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