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Goats in the Woods

The goats in the woods project was an effort to (1) assess the impact of goats on mature timber and (2) determine how woodland grazing migh…

Started by Peter Smallidge

0 Dec 10, 2015

Beech management webinar and online resources

The topic of managing American beech continues to draw interest.  A webinar January 21, 2015 focused on organic and conventional controls o…

Started by Peter Smallidge

0 Jan 19, 2015

Forest Herbicides

This site will provide links and resources that owners and managers can use as they assess herbicides and make treatment applications. Fin…

Started by Peter Smallidge

1 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

Invasive Species Mapping Trainings

iMapInvasives New York is New York State's on-line all-taxa invasive species database and mapping tool. The comprehensive database can be u…

Started by Rebecca Hargrave

0 May 3, 2012

Small-Scale Logging

Small-Scale Logging: Sugarbush and Woodlot Management   Issue:   Many woodlot owners and maple syrup producers want to be more active in g…

Started by Peter Smallidge

3 Jan 13, 2012
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Beech management

  Management strategies to control American beech in northeastern woodlots. . Funding support and partners Cornell University Coo…

Started by Peter Smallidge

0 Oct 20, 2011

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How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management on Monday. 0 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

Tags: cutter, brush

Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn on Friday. 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

Tags: bittersweet, Oriental

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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