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Paulownia: Is this a tree for NYS?

I have stumbled across some descriptions of Paulownia trees (Empress, Princess).  It is described as marketable, fast growing (sequesters c…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

0 Dec 3, 2020

Electric Fencing

Electric Deer Fence Workshop Luke Freeman hosted a workshop at the incubator farm in Fayetteville, AR to demonstrate the use of the solar-p…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jan 21, 2020

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for Thought

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for Thought Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00am (CDT)Diane MayerfeldSustainab…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 May 9, 2019

inaturalist

Check out www.inaturalist.org Contribute to Science Every observation can contribute to biodiversity science, from the rarest butterfly to…

Started by Alicia Rose

1 Sep 22, 2018
Reply by Linda Rohleder

Agroforestry

Agroforestry can increase soil health, agroecosystem biodiversity, soil and total organic carbon, nectar/pollen/resin resources, reduces so…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Aug 11, 2018

New Forest Farm

Welcome to New Forest Farm https://newforestfarm.us New Forest Farm is a diverse Restoration Agriculture research site in the Driftless Ar…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 15, 2018

COMET-FARM - Greenhouse Gas Accounting System

 COMET-Farm is a whole farm and ranch carbon and greenhouse gas accounting system. The tool guides you through describing your farm and ran…

Started by Alicia Rose

1 Jan 25, 2018
Reply by Alicia Rose

Silvopasture Workshop

Silvopasture Workshop https://misanews.wordpress.com/2017/06/15/silvopasture-workshop/August 4-5, 2017La Crescent, MinnesotaThe University…

Started by Alicia Rose

1 Jan 2, 2018
Reply by Joanne Vaughn

Tamarack Tree - Some Links that may be of interest

Tamarack: the unsolved mystery tree http://www.yourleaf.org/blog/andrea-bake/2013-09-16/tamarack-unsolved-mystery-tree -------------- Tamar…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Oct 29, 2017

Wooden Buildings on the rise

Wooden 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steelhttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-construction-environment-idUSKBN1611U5 Products of the f…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 23, 2017

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Deer stand damage help

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Dec 27, 2020. 1 Reply

My son left his deer stands up for 3 years and the screw in metal foot pegs have been partially encased in the bark. Has anyone advice about how to extricate them with minimal injury to the trees?Continue

Changes in Emeral Ash Borer Regs

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Dec 16, 2020. 0 Replies

New year, new approach.  USDA ending quarantine efforts on EAB:https://www.morningagclips.com/aphis-changes-approach-to-fight-emerald-ash-borer-eab/  Continue

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by John McNerney Dec 14, 2020. 8 Replies

Smart phones have GPS.  Has anyone figured out how to use them for mapping wooded land.  I am especially interested in a way to map  my logging trails. Jim MartinContinue

Striped maple control

Started by WJ Rodenhouse in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Gerry Hawkes Dec 13, 2020. 3 Replies

Looking for way to control large volume of striped maple and witch hazel. Both are interfering with growth of oak seedlings. Cut/treat stump? Hack and squirt? if so what chemical for either of these? Best time of year to treat?Best time of year to…Continue

How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Gerry Hawkes Dec 11, 2020. 5 Replies

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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Paulownia: Is this a tree for NYS?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Agroforestry Dec 3, 2020. 0 Replies

I have stumbled across some descriptions of Paulownia trees (Empress, Princess).  It is described as marketable, fast growing (sequesters carbon quickly), not fussy about soils, relatively pest free. Does anyone here have first hand experience with…Continue

Saving the American Chestnut

Started by Stephen Kutney in Woodlot Management Aug 24, 2020. 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, 2020. 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

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