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Getting to Know Your Forest Health Team: Alex Feltmeyer on Heterobasidion Root Disease (HRD)

If you have conifers growing on your land, you should be aware of Heterobasidion Root Disease (HRD), formerly known as Annosum Root Rot. This fungus can kill your trees, and once it is established in the soil, there is no known way to get rid of it, according to DNR Forest Health Specialist Alex Feltmeyer.