State Officials Work to Slow Spread of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid

June 30th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a quarantine on hemlock tree movement in four counties in Western Michigan. The order came after state officials discovered a significant infestation of an aphid-like invasive species in Allegan, Muskegon, Oceana and Ottawa counties. Native to Japan, the hemlock woolly adelgid has been problematic in eastern […]

Scientists Unlock Mystery of Leaning Pine Trees

June 13th, 2017 | Posted by Coldstreamfarm

In various places around the world, you can find rows of tall pine trees that all lean curiously in the same direction. These trees are known as Cook pines, and scientists now believe they always lean towards the equator. Originally from New Caledonia, a tropical archipelago in the southwest Pacific Ocean, Cook pines were first […]