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Beech control with triclopyr versus glyphosate

[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 usin…

Started by Peter Smallidge

1 5 hours ago
Reply by Freyda Lynn (Black)

Why don't evergreens drop their leaves in the fall?

Hmmm, a timely question for the fall foliage season and a lesson that I don't remember being taught at forestry school (though I admit that…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 16 hours ago

Small acreage logging project

A friend asked me what types of protections he should include in agreement with logger when having his 10 acre forest logged. I thought may…

Started by WJ Rodenhouse

1 Apr 22
Reply by Lew Ward

How tree diversity affects invasive forest pests

A long-standing tenet in forestry is that healthier and more diverse woods are typically more resilient to stress factors and pest.  This h…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

1 Mar 27
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

480a disqualification after EAB

Here's a hypothetical question (hopefully). If an ash stand no longer has sufficient density to qualify for the 480a program following ash…

Started by Bill Pontius

4 Mar 17
Reply by Bill Pontius

‘Cell Phone Distractions’: Washington state SHARP Program issues hazard brief for logging industry

https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/18043-cell-phone-distractions-washington-state-sharp-program-issues-hazard-brief-for-loggi

Started by Lew Ward

0 Mar 15

Renewable Jet Fuel from Woody Biomass

The carbon footprint of air travel is currently being scrutinized in the news.  Here's a renewable energy angle that probably won't be cove…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Feb 27

Beech Leaf Disease

This just in...  Would be interested to know if anyone sees this in their woods come spring. http://forestry.ohiodnr.gov/portals/forestry/

Started by Brett Chedzoy

4 Jan 29
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

controlling beech

I have a section on my property approximately 5 acres with mature oak and maples 18 to 20 inches, well spaced, but the understory is a comb…

Started by robert dalbo

2 Dec 11, 2018
Reply by robert dalbo

Whatever Happened to Acid Rain?

http://www.forestsformainesfuture.org/fresh-from-the-woods-journal/whatever-happened-to-acid-rain.html?fbclid=IwAR18QaydoqREQn43B4-HMpKNgl2

Started by Lew Ward

0 Dec 5, 2018

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Beech control with triclopyr versus glyphosate

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Freyda Lynn (Black) 5 hours ago. 1 Reply

[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

Why don't evergreens drop their leaves in the fall?

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management 16 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hmmm, a timely question for the fall foliage season and a lesson that I don't remember being taught at forestry school (though I admit that I may not have been paying attention!) …Continue

Verticillium Wilt

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jul 9. 0 Replies

Verticillium Wilt - https://mailchi.mp/unl.edu/nebraskas-forest-health-report-july-2019 Symptoms of Verticillium wilt are now becoming apparent in infected trees in…Continue

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

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry May 9. 0 Replies

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for ThoughtWednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00am (CDT)Diane MayerfeldSustainable Agriculture Coordinator, UW-Extension, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) -…Continue

Small acreage logging project

Started by WJ Rodenhouse in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Lew Ward Apr 22. 1 Reply

A friend asked me what types of protections he should include in agreement with logger when having his 10 acre forest logged. I thought maybe some of you could provide insight. Logger stated Workman's comp wasn't needed in a family business.Thanks!Continue

Western Larch Question

Started by Alex Harmon in Wildlife Management. Last reply by Pamela Dallaire Mar 30. 2 Replies

Would a Western Larch (tree) NOT lose its needles during fall and winter if it was kept indoors? / what causes it to lose its needles(temperature change, change in length of days)? IF YOU KNOW THE ANSWER PLEASE REPLY!!!!!! NOT KNOWING IS KILLING ME!!Continue

How tree diversity affects invasive forest pests

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 27. 1 Reply

A long-standing tenet in forestry is that healthier and more diverse woods are typically more resilient to stress factors and pest.  This holds true in most cases, but there are the notable exceptions like EAB.This article from the "Morning Ag…Continue

480a disqualification after EAB

Started by Bill Pontius in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Bill Pontius Mar 17. 4 Replies

Here's a hypothetical question (hopefully). If an ash stand no longer has sufficient density to qualify for the 480a program following ash borer invasion, and if that stand is necessary for having more than 50 acres for the program, what happens?…Continue

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