Tiny Pine Beetles a Giant Scourge on Alabama’s Timber Industry

For such a small bug, it’s creating huge problems.

The Southern pine beetle is gnawing its way through woodlands in the state, killing trees and profits. Money really does grow on trees in Alabama. Agriculture is the No. 1 industry in the state, generating a yearly economic impact of $70.4 billion, according to the Alabama Farmers Federation. read more >>