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Pine sawtimber and chip-n-saw stumpage prices in Georgia stabilized during the fourth quarter of 2023 following three consecutive quarters of decline. However, pine pulpwood stumpage prices continued to fall during the quarter. Hardwood sawtimber was the only product to see an increase in prices… Read Article

How trees stand and fall is centered upon the load they are under and how they hold against wind and gravity. Understanding tree structure, and how it bends and twists in the wind, is key to effective risk management along streets, in parks, and across landscapes. A publication supporting this… Read Article

Spotted lanternfly, sometimes abbreviated SLF, has not been detected in Georgia…yet, but it was detected next door in North Carolina in Summer 2022. This is an invasive insect to keep our eyes open for, given its potential to damage crops and trees. Spotted lanternfly is a planthopper, a type of… Read Article

Fertilizers and herbicides have been applied to 500,000 to over 1,500,000 acres annually in the southeastern United States over the last 50 years. Thinned loblolly, longleaf and slash pine stands often respond to a woody competition control treatment and/or a fertilizer treatment. Deciding which… Read Article

Oak dominated forest types occupy 51.1% or about 12.4 million acres of Georgia’s 24.4 million forested acres. Oaks are some of our most important tree species as their acorns provide a food source and shelter for many wildlife species, the timber is among the most valuable of any tree species,… Read Article

CJ Tsai, W.N. “Hanks” Haynes Professor in Forest Biotechnology and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar at the University of Georgia, has been a named a recipient of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Scientific Achievement Award.

Given only every five… Read Article

J. Todd Petty, chair of the department of forestry and environmental conservation at Clemson University, has been named the next dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia.

“Dr. Petty brings a distinguished record as a researcher, educator… Read Article

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