Timber sales are relatively uncommon for most woodland owners, yet most properties are harvested at some point. Harvests are infrequent, potentially of high value, and are unique in that the harvest puts the next crop at risk. Timber harvests need to have a written contract, but what details should be included in a process that isn't standardized.
A webinar on this topic will be offered on Wednesday July 20, 2016 through…Continue
I am offering an invitation to participate in focus groups which I am going to be conducting on biomass boilers.
We are trying to collect marketing information for the Cleaner Greener Grant we won to initiate bulk wood pellet delivery as a green alternative for fuel and propane delivery dealers. I am trying to cover some ground in at least 3 of the 8 Southern Tier counties we are part of so if you know of someone besides yourself in Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Tioga, Tompkins,…Continue
Our horticulture educator at CCE-Broome just confirmed jumping oak gall as the culprit for a sample of damaged white oak leaves that were submitted for diagnosis. If you have white oak in your woodlot now is good time to look for this interesting insect. Fortunately the leaf damage does no lasting harm to the tree. Here's a link from Michigan State University that discusses this and other interesting oak galls …Continue