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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 …

Help at Your Fingertips

Robeson County residents have the expertise of all of the nation’s land-grant universities at their fingertips thanks to a …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

Soil and Plant Analysis for Christmas Trees

Nutrient analysis of soil and plant tissue should be an integral part of any tree …

1 day agoSoilFacts
Orangestriped oakworms

Orangestriped Oakworm

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and management of the orangestriped oakworm, a pest …

Methods of Moisture Content Measurement in the Lumber and Furniture Industries

This brief factsheet discusses methods of moisture content measurement commonly found in the lumber and …

1 week agoWood Products Notes
Imported willow leaf beetles on willow.

Imported Willow Leaf Beetle

The imported willow leaf beetle, Plagiodera versicolor, resembles a black lady beetle. (Lady beetles are …

2 weeks agoPDIC Factsheets
Figure 1. Adult granulate ambrosia beetle.

Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape Trees

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the granulate (Asian) ambrosia beetle, …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
Illustrating young, intermediate, and mature cross sections

Thinning Pine Stands

This publication describes thinning, the process of cutting or removal of certain trees from a …

2 weeks agoWoodland Owner Notes
Illustration of pruning tools and safety equipment

Pruning Woodland Trees

Pruning woodland trees can improve timber value, appearance, access and remove dead and diseased branchwood. …

How to Hire a Tree Care Professional

Proper tree care is an important part of a homeowner's investment. This publication guides consumers …

9/11/19