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NC Farm School for Veterans

The NC Down East Farm School will provide classroom instruction and personal consultations for Veterans in this region seeking …

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Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

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Winter in the Pocosin

Winter is the most comfortable time of the year to explore pocosins in the Croatan National Forest and elsewhere. …

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The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

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Loblolly Pine or Shortleaf Pine?

Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) may sometimes be confused with shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata), but a comparison of foliage and …

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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An Introduction to Forest Certification

Forest certification is a third-party evaluation of the management of a forest. Certification systems assure …

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Figure 1. Total number of logging companies and the average week

A Close Look at the North Carolina Logging Industry: Historical Trends and Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amidst the looming COVID-19 pandemic, the logging industry has sustained a 30-35% loss in the …

1 week ago

Fire-Resistant Landscaping in North Carolina

If you live in a home or community that may be vulnerable to wildfires, this …

6/5/20

Economic Contribution of the Forest Sector in North Carolina, 2018

This publication discusses contributions the forest sector makes to the North Carolina economy.

5/27/20
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Managing Longleaf Pine Straw

Longleaf pine trees deposit an annual blanket of needles, often called pine straw, on the …

Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

Figure 1. IRS 2018 Form 1099-S.

New Reporting Rules for Lump-Sum Timber Sales

On May 28, 2009, new rules for reporting of lump-sum timber sales went into effect. …

5/6/20