Do you know what this is?
This is harvested pollen catkins.
Did you know that in today’s world techno gadgets such as iphones, ipads, and the such is not the only things changing. In the world of forestry, genetics is beginning to play a major part in what landowners buy to plant for future use. Today when you purchase seedlings be sure to ask what the genetics are of the seedlings you are getting. Nurseries can now supply you with such information as productivity rating, rust resistance grade, stem form and forking grade. “KNOW BEFORE YOU GROW”
Did you know that the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contributes to the nation’s efforts to continue to improve water and air quality, prevent soil erosion by protecting the most sensitive areas even those areas prone to flash flooding and runoff. CRP has restored more than two million acres of wetlands and two million acres of riparian buffers. This keeps more than 600 million pounds of nitrogen and more than 100 million pounds of phosphorous from flowing into our nation’s streams, rivers, and lakes.
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Did you know that you could possibly minimize the losses due to the Southern Pine Beetle infestations by thinning overstocked stands, reducing understory competition, planting less-susceptible species on appropriate sites and harvesting diseased or stagnant stands.
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Do you know what fatwood or fatlighter is? Fatwood or fatlighter is the term used for kindling or fire starter wood. The wood has been aged and dried as pine tends to ignite easily and burn hotter than some other types of wood. This makes a great wood for kindling.
Did you know that a longleaf pine habitat can contain as many as 300 different species of groundcover plants per acre and approximately 60% of the amphibian and reptile species found in the Southeast?
Did you know that planting too soon after harvesting could result in problems with insects in the newly planting seedlings? Contact IFCO for more information on this topic.
Did you know that longleaf pine trees have a life span of 400 years or more? Also, the grass stage of the longleaf pine seedling could last two to ten years. The grass stage resembles a tuft of bunch grass growing low to the ground as seen in this picture.