Posts tagged longleaf pines

Pining for fall colors

We welcomed the first day of fall earlier this week.  With the cooler season, soon we’ll be seeing the turning of leaves and their bright displays of reds, oranges, and yellows. But, whether you’ve noticed it or not, some fall colors are already upon us. I’m not referring to the occasional early-turning hardwood trees, I’m […]

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Weeding out cogongrass in North Carolina

When invasive plants are introduced into an environment, they can cause major problems for native plants and wildlife. Some are worse than others, such as kudzu. But another non-native plant threatens the state and is thought to be much worse than kudzu and its car-engulfing capabilities. Cogongrass – considered by many experts to be one […]

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Longleaf Festival to be held in Wake County this Saturday, April 13

Spring has eluded North Carolinians for far too long, and many people are itching to get outdoors and welcome the warming weather with open arms. This Saturday presents a perfect opportunity to do that while paying tribute to our state tree – the longleaf pine. The 4th Annual Longleaf Festival will be held Saturday, April […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 9-15

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “N.C. State farming researchers get $3.9 million grant,” Triangle Business Journal: Farming researchers at N.C. State University received a […]

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