Viewing: Southern Pines

Summer ‘snow’: Woolly pine scale in N.C. trees

By on August 31, 2016

In recent years, pine trees in North Carolina have seen their fair share of ice storms, polar vortexes, and snow and ice weight in the cold winter months. Trees are safe from these threats in the heat of the summer,

Annual southern pine beetle trapping season comes to a close

By on May 21, 2014

The southern pine beetle is a small insect capable of causing catastrophic damages in pine forests. In the past several years, “the most destructive pest in the South” has caused an estimated $1.5 billion in damages [Forest Heath Technology Enterprise

News Roundup

By on July 24, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Farmers reap the harvest

Judge for yourself: Best Dish in NC contest judging begins

By on April 29, 2009

The finalists in this year’s Best Dish in NC restaurant contest were recently named and have been posted to the Best Dish Web site. I recently scrolled through the pictures of the dishes in the Fine and Casual dining categories