There are probably few plants that are more strongly identified with this area or are held in greater affection than the madrone tree.
Excessive summer irrigation of oak and madrone trees may promote fungal diseases such as the oak root fungus (aka armillaria root disease) and crown rot.
This article briefly discusses the most prevalent madrone disease problems, then offers a broader perspective on the health of this southern Oregon native.
For many Oregon livestock owners struggling with the disposal of animal mortality and byproducts, rendering is not a viable option. Alternatives include natural disposal, burying, landfills, incineration, and composting. Learn the ...