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Woodlot management addresses the concerns and problems associated with sustainable management, production, utilization and marketing of traditional forest products from private woodlands. View Discussions

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Forest health concerns include insects, pathogens, environmental and weather stressors, management stresses, and invasive pests. View Discussions

Verticillium Wilt

Started by Carl DuPoldt Jul 9, 2019.

Maple Syrup Production

Maple syrup production is the full spectrum of tasks associated with managing the sugarbush, collecting the sap, processing and packaging the syrup, making value added products, and marketing those products. View Discussions

Resources 1 Reply

Started by Chaz U. Farly. Last reply by Kevin Mathers Mar 10, 2017.

climate change

Started by Carl DuPoldt Apr 1, 2016.

freeze distallation 1 Reply

Started by Michael Andorsky. Last reply by Michael Farrell Feb 15, 2015.

Wildlife Management

Wildlife management includes all aspects of management, animal biology, population ecology, habitat creation or restoration, hunting, viewing, overabundance,and scarcity. View Discussions

Western Larch Question 2 Replies

Started by Alex Harmon. Last reply by Pamela Dallaire Mar 30, 2019.

Animal activity 2 Replies

Started by Jim Breckenridge. Last reply by Kevin Mathers Mar 16, 2016.

Agroforestry

Agroforestry is the deliberate integration of agricultural practices and forestry practices. Two common applications of agroforestry in NY include forest farming (e.g., ginseng, mushrooms) and silvopasture (e.g, goats, sheep or cattle via controlled grazing). View Discussions

Electric Fencing

Started by Carl DuPoldt Jan 21.

inaturalist 1 Reply

Started by Alicia Rose. Last reply by Linda Rohleder Sep 22, 2018.

Agroforestry

Started by Carl DuPoldt Aug 11, 2018.

New Forest Farm

Started by Carl DuPoldt Feb 15, 2018.

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Saving the American Chestnut

Started by Stephen Kutney in Woodlot Management Aug 24. 0 Replies

Below is a message from the American Chestnut Foundation on the deregulation of the Darling 58 blight-resistant American chestnut.SteveThe 60-day public comment period is now open and will remain open until Monday, October 19, 2020. Here are two…Continue

Forester recommendations?

Started by Roger Rodriguez in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Kelly Nywening Jul 15. 1 Reply

We are new to forestry ownership and need some advice. We would like to be good stewards of the property and also provide occasional profit of some kind, especially to offset the taxes we pay on the property. I was thinking tree farming (?) as a…Continue

Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Jul 11. 14 Replies

I am thinking of starting some alder trees from seed for planting into an area that does not and has not hosted alders.  How can I gain the nitrogen fixing bacteria for inoculation of the roots ?  Continue

How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Ely McLaughlin Jul 8. 1 Reply

I dunno maybe it's because time flies when it's multiflora rose and buckthorns that are getting whacked. It seems that these blades are needing retirement after 8 or so hours.   Is this typical for this type of material. WIde range of material but…Continue

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Seeking advice on controlling oriental bittersweet

Started by Kristen Whitbeck in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Lew Ward Apr 15. 2 Replies

A student in my silviculture class is seeking relayed the scenario below. If anyone has any tips or tricks I will gladly pass them along. Thanks in advance!"Oriental bittersweet is choking out my mature white pine trees and my mature apple trees.…Continue

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Are Gall's a reason to cull Hickory trees?

Started by Thomas Wilson in Forest Health. Last reply by Ron Goodger Apr 7. 8 Replies

I'll take a photo, but in the meantime....I have a lot of bitternut hickory and some shagbark as well.  I haven't yet noticed any on the shagbark, but about half of the bitternut have gall's.  They get up to about 3 inches in diameter.  Some tree's…Continue

Removal of grass around seedlings in pasture

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Mar 19. 11 Replies

Even after the timely discussion of "green lie" this week, I am still unsure of the best method to eliminate grassy vegetation around the pine, cedar and oak seedlings we are putting in this spring. I feel this is very important because we lost a…Continue

Saving Trees With Tree-Eating Mushrooms

Started by Lew Ward in Forest Health Feb 27. 0 Replies

Saving Trees With Tree-Eating MushroomsControl of Amellaria Shoe-string Rot Fungushttps://youtu.be/FPeBYnGwo4YContinue

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