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Soil pH Management for Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Production

This publication offers a discussion on how to lime Fraser fir Christmas trees. Fraser fir …

7 days agoSoilFacts
Photos of a Kentucky warbler and the tufted titmouse

Managing Backyards and Other Urban Habitats for Birds

This publication describes how homeowners can create backyards and other urban habitats that attract a …

3 weeks agoUrban Wildlife
Tree care professional removing a large tree crushing a car.

How to Hire a Tree Care Professional

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

10/21/19

Soil and Plant Analysis for Christmas Trees

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

10/16/19SoilFacts
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 …

10/10/19Wood 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 …

10/4/19PDIC 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, …