Tree and woodland health
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News & articles
- Published: Friday, May 4, 2018
HILLSBORO, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers a one-night session in Hillsboro on June 13 to help landowners learn how to market timber. Too many landowners sell their timber for only a fraction of its worth, says MU Extension ...
- Published: Friday, March 30, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Reid Smeda, University of Missouri plant scientist, will speak on the Bradford pear tree and its cousins at a Callery pear educational event hosted by the Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force. Smeda studies invasive species in ...
This video from Purdue University Extension describes how homeowners can use certain pesticide products for protecting ash trees against emerald ash borer.
This 60-page PDF from the Missouri Department of Conservation lists recommended trees for Missouri landscapes. It also describes how to select, buy, transport, plant and care for trees.
Find out how far is too far to move firewood to avoid transporting invasive pests and diseases to new areas.
For information on regulation of pine shoot beetles, visit the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service website.
A 36-page PDF from the Northeast Forest Resources Extension Council Series that addresses planning and conducting a timber harvest to minimize the disruptive effects of cutting and removing trees on a forest.