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Control Beech in Winter

 I have attached some pictures of what I am dealing with. I purchased this property about 2 years ago. From what I was told it was logged o…

Started by Mark Domingos

7 Feb 3, 2012
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Goats in the woods!

I'm interested in learning more about the pro's/con's of having goats in the woods.  I have a block of woods, circled by pasture.  I'm thin…

Started by Thomas Wilson

2 Feb 3, 2012
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Suggestions on purchase of ATV machine

My wife and I have inherited an 80 acre tract of forest that has been in our family for 70 years and was high graded 8 years past.  What re…

Started by Gary Carr

5 Jan 25, 2012
Reply by jerry saab

Lumber least likely to check and methods to prevent checking

A local artist/sculptor/woodworker is looking for advice on what species checks the least for a project he is working on. He also wonders w…

Started by Richard Burstell

6 Jan 23, 2012
Reply by Richard Burstell

Hophornbeam

I have a lot of hop hornbeam and hornbeam in one area and was considering trying to remove them in favor of improving the oak and maple den…

Started by Mark Domingos

3 Jan 12, 2012
Reply by Rebecca Hargrave

Harvesting for Pulp

I have 2 stands of scotch pines that I've been looking to have removed to makes space for deciduous plantings.  The only possibilities that…

Started by John Faller

2 Nov 22, 2011
Reply by Richard D. Mayko

Controlling black locust

Below is some correspondence about control of black locust.  I've removed references to the sender.  The discussion includes both organic a…

Started by Peter Smallidge

1 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

What is this hickory ?

I was at Cornell's McDaniel's Nut Grove today.  The area was developed about 70 years ago by professor McDaniels as a place to test the gro…

Started by Peter Smallidge

2 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

Manage forests for carbon

A special issue of the Journal of Forestry, via the Society of American Foresters has been posted on line and seems to be publicly availabl…

Started by Peter Smallidge

0 Oct 13, 2011

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Norway Spruce stump treatment

Started by Alicia Rose in Woodlot Management Nov 4. 0 Replies

A urea application of a freshly cut Norway spruce stump surface. This treatment has been implemented as a management strategy to prevent the future crop and adjacent trees from Heterobasidion annosum infection. This is not common practice in Welsh…Continue

Beech control with triclopyr versus glyphosate

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Oct 23. 2 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

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

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Oct 22. 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

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