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Created by Peter Smallidge Oct 5, 2011 at 2:16pm. Last updated by Peter Smallidge Jan 6, 2014.

 

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"Very helpful. Thanks. Understood it very clearly until the last sentence. Basal drill-n-fill and foliar Garlon 4/triclopyr basal bark sound different from spraying the exposed end-grain of a cut stump."
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Learn at Lunch Webinar: An Approach to Pruning You Won't Forget at https://extension.zoom.us/j/897283531

May 11, 2016 from 12pm to 1pm
Date: May 11, 2016Time: 12 pm - 1 pm (MT)Enter the Webinar HERE. Speaker: Dr. Ed Gilman, Professor, Environmental Horticulture Department, University of Florida Summary: Dr. Gilman guarantees that once you begin pruning trees using the strategies learned in this webinar, you will not regress to the old way. He will show you practical strategies to increase long-term tree survival – starting at planting. Afterwards, you will…See More
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beech cut-stump and movement to other species?

I received an email with the following question, and my response...below.  If you have experiences with cut-stump on beech (or other species that root sucker), please share your story and pictures.Questionif i do a cut stump treatment to control beech suckering, will roundup leach to or kill any trees near the applied beech stump?this is my only concern about the application of roundup, I'm nervous about killing off oaks cherries and maples in the surrounding forest through the root systems. in…See More
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Alternative to cutting your own cord wood

Posted by Elizabeth Keokosky on April 20, 2016 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

If you are one of those people who now harvest their wood lot for winter heating  - and are getting older and just tired of doing so or have a wife who is encouraging you not to – then you may be interested to learn about new developments in New York State. Developments that contribute to local jobs, use local sustainable resources, supply alternative energy, maintain a market for low-value trees, and keep forested land from being lost to development.  

New York State has given a…

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Entomology of Sugar Maple Forests

Posted by Peter Smallidge on April 20, 2016 at 12:53pm 1 Comment

Sugar maple is one of the most iconic and economically important trees in our forests. This webinar will address some of the most important current and potential insect pests and stressors that may accentuate their impacts. Insects (and other pests) tend to target specific parts of trees.  By understanding these parts, and their interaction with pests, owners, producers and managers can better understand and utilize methods of control.  Join Mark Whitmore of the Cornell University…

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They Feast on the Vines of Chianti, the Swine

Posted by Lewis E. Ward on March 8, 2016 at 8:52pm 0 Comments

Somewhat related to the deer problem we have in our forests. Who knew that Italy was facing a similar problem with deer and boars? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/08/world/europe/italy-tuscany-chianti-wine.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

Buying and Selling Sap

Posted by Peter Smallidge on February 17, 2016 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Many landowners seek entrepreneurial opportunities from their woodlands, as a way to offset management costs or as part of a business venture.  Traditional opportunities have emphasized extraction of fiber (timber, firewood, pulp) or land rental fees (hunting leases), and of course maple syrup production. 

The buying and selling of sap has also been part of the rural tradition of woodland enterprises. Often, though, the process for the transaction, how to value the sap, and how to…

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beech cut-stump and movement to other species?

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jim Breckenridge on Friday. 1 Reply

I received an email with the following question, and my response...below.  If you have experiences with cut-stump on beech (or other species that root sucker), please share your story and pictures.Questionif i do a cut stump treatment to control…Continue

Tags: stumping, glyphosate, high, triclopyr, management

Carbon Market Opportunities

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry Apr 8. 0 Replies

Carbon market opportunities could benefit Oregon’s private timberland owners…Continue

Carbon Market Opportunities

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry Apr 8. 0 Replies

Carbon market opportunities could benefit Oregon’s private timberland owners…Continue

Invasive Earthworms

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Apr 8. 0 Replies

Invasive earthworms threaten growth of new North American trees…Continue

Logging New Jersey's Forests

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Apr 4. 0 Replies

Logging New Jersey's Forests -…Continue

April 11 Environmental Forum: Sustainable Manufacturing In Forest Products Industry

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry Apr 2. 0 Replies

April 11 Environmental Forum: Sustainable Manufacturing In Forest Products IndustryThe April 11 Environmental Issues Forum hosted by the Joint legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee will feature presentations by the…Continue

Transparent Wood

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Apr 1. 0 Replies

Scientists have developed 'transparent wood' that can build windows, solar cells…Continue

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