Dr. Jill Sidebottom is an Extension Specialist with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension. She graduated with a B.S.(1981) in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Illinois. She received her M.S. (1984) and Ph.D. (1988) from North Carolina State University in Plant Pathology. Since 1988 she has been working with Integrated Pest Management on Christmas tree farms in western North Carolina. To view her blogspot go to:
Jerry Moody, Extension Director at the Avery County Cooperative Extension Center, regularly blogs on current news and new exciting advancements in the world of Christmas Tree growing. The Avery County Extension Center is a partner of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension who works with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians.