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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 …

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The Balsam Woolly Adelgid

This pamphlet provides information on the balsam woolly adelgid (a tiny insect) and its effects …

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Farm Bill 2018: Programs of Interest to Forest Landowners

The Congress passed the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, commonly known as the 2018 Farm …

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Figure 1. Schedule for maintaining forest / field edge.

Managing Forest Edges for Wildlife

This publication describes edges (or ecotones), areas where two habitat types meet, such as a …

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Crop Tree Management in North Carolina

This publication introduces readers to the seven steps involved in implementing crop tree management. The …

An Introduction to Forest Carbon Offset Markets

Forest carbon is considered as a forest product that can be a viable alternative source …

Strategies for the New American Furniture Industry

This publication suggests ways in which North Carolina's furniture industry can be competitive in domestic …

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Photo of distant deer in a field near forest edge

White-Tailed Deer

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed …

Photo of Wild turkey flock in field setting

Wild Turkey

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