Wilcox County Ag

Fusiform Rust

Here is a 10 year old loblolly stand with cankers on the branches. It is a bad hit with fusiform rust. This pathogen spreads by wind blown spores and goes back and with oak trees as an alternative host. Pine trees hit within the first 5 years normally kill the tree….
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Brown Needles In Pine Stands?

Wilcox County has so much land under forestry production. I enjoyed working with forestry in my previous county and keep my eye on the trees. As I’m driving paved roads, dirt roads and no roads in the county, this symptom of brown needles is almost every single stand and age…
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