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Disaster Relief for Farmers

November has arrived, and with it comes the new time change, cooler weather (hopefully), and reminders of all we …

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Florence Lands Another Gut Punch

Hurricane Florence has left another memorable mark on our region with damage sustained from significant rain and wind over …

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Preparing for the Storm

Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. Is your family prepared to cope with an emergency? Could you evacuate quickly? You …

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Disaster Preparedness

Are you prepared for a disaster? Visit Cooperative Extension’s site to learn what you need to do to be …

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Who Is Extension?

I am often asked in the community, “what do you do?” or “who do you work for?” When I …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

Figure 1. Snipe and how it affects panel quality.

Quality Control for Edge Glued Panel Manufacturing

Edge glued lumber panels are an important component of many high quality furniture designs. To …

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Developing an In-Plant Training Seminar on Rough Mill Yields

This wood products note offers suggestions for developing a training seminar on rough mill yields.

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Drying Softwoods for Value Added Markets

In this wood products note, suggestions on how to select a proper target moisture content, …

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Notes on Computerized Kiln Controls

This wood products note describes a list of benefits that can be derived by using …

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Fine Tuning Equalizing and Conditioning

This wood products note describes how to equalize and condition lumber during drying to avoid …

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Understanding and Minimizing Veneer Checking on Furniture Panels

This wood product note helps wood manufacturers understand and minimize veneer checking on furniture panels.

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Figure 2. Channel of distribution of hardwood bark mulch.

Developing a Marketing Plan for Hardwood Bark Landscaping Mulch

A viable alternative for dealing with hardwood bark residue is to market the bark as …

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Stresses Develop After Redrying

Properly kiln dried lumber stored, dead packed in an enclosed, unheated shed may pick up …

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