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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

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

Grow bags: tall or squat?

After losing a planting of trees to voles/deer and now quite a number to the drought of '16 we are considering keeping our seedlings in a p…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

5 Oct 6, 2016
Reply by Carl Albers

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How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Ely McLaughlin 7 hours ago. 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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Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn May 22. 7 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

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

Electric Fencing

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry Jan 21. 0 Replies

Electric Deer Fence WorkshopLuke Freeman hosted a workshop at the incubator farm in Fayetteville, AR to demonstrate the use of the solar-powered electric deer fence. Luke built the fence with help from Extension specialist Kenny Simon and County…Continue

Beech control with triclopyr versus glyphosate

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Nov 20, 2019. 3 Replies

[I'm pasting from a recent email thread]Question - I'm working on a couple beech regen and mid story control projects.   I have been using Garlon 4 in oil.   Works good, but sometimes I want it to move through the roots and the Garlon doesn't do…Continue

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