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NCSU Tree Improvement Program
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Improving forests for today's landowners and future generations.
Improving forests for today's landowners and future generations.

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Our director was winner of James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service, take a look at the video by UNCTV. 

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Dr. Steve McKeand, Direct or the NCSU Tree Improvement Program was awarded the James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. 

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Is #Spring2016, well, early? We are getting reports of flowers moving and pollen flying in the #Southeast US already, in January! What are you folks seeing out there?

Did you know that almost 1billion loblolly pine trees are planted each year in the southern US; the largest forest regeneration in the world!

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Learn how forests are involved in our everyday lives #onetreesomanyuses  

Forestry and sustainability go hand in hand, hear about how NCSU researchers are continuing to improve the forests for future generations: http://goo.gl/ApGN5o

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 Wood pulp has so many surprising products in our everyday lives other than contributing to the air we breathe, the roof over our heads or paper products we are so familiar with. Just another reason why #woodisgood  

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Cool sculpture depicting how a tree is divided into the different cuts of lumber.
Frozen Mid-Cut: Log Sculpture Shows How Trees Get Sliced
 http://homes.yahoo.com/news/frozen-mid-cut-log-sculpture-shows-trees-sliced-213220913.html Vincent  Kohler (photos by Geoffrey Cottenceau) shows the art and geometry of the dissection process

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The loblolly pine originating from the NCSU Tree Improvement breeding program has been sequenced, and it is a big one :)! 
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