Posts tagged Sudden Oak Death

News Roundup: Jan. 24-31

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. “Column: Forest health concerns,” Hendersonville Times-News: Certainly one of the treasures of Western North Carolina is the abundant forests […]


Lurking in the Water: Surveying for Sudden Oak Death in North Carolina

When we think of things that cause destruction to our forests, we envision fires, urbanization or maybe insects. However, in many cases the threat can’t be seen with the naked eye. Numerous micro-organisms, such as fungi or bacteria, can cause diseases that harm our trees. The harm is so great that the amount of timber […]