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The Washington Post covers the 'brown gold' that falls from pine trees throughout the Southeast, creating a $200 million industry.

Students from N.C. State University's Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering win top award at national Senior Design competition. 

The North Carolina Pine Needle Producers Association sponsors a Senior Design Team from N.C. State University that mechanizes the separation of pine straw from unwanted debris.

For upcoming news and events related to the pine needle industry, check out the NC Longleaf Coalition website.

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