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Goldenseal in Your Back Woods?

Goldenseal in Your Back Woods?http://ecosystems.psu.edu/research/centers/private-forests/news/2017/goldenseal-in-your-back-woods?utm_campai

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Apr 17, 2017

Announcing New Backpack Sprayer Calibration Forest Science Fact Sheet

Announcing New Backpack Sprayer Calibration Forest Science Fact Sheethttp://ecosystems.psu.edu/research/centers/private-forests/news/2017/a…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Apr 17, 2017

Burls

Neat article that appeared in the "morning ag clips" on tree burls... The beauty in a burl WASHINGTON — As you glance up into tree l…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Mar 29, 2017

Chain saw use

I am harvesting downed and partially downed trees on my property to chain saw mill into boards for hobby use. I have had many hours using a…

Started by Tim Goodman

2 Mar 17, 2017
Reply by Sarah Stackhouse

Forests worldwide threatened by drought

Forests worldwide threatened by droughthttps://m.phys.org/news/2017-02-forests-worldwide-threatened-drought.html ----------------------- An…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Mar 4, 2017

Erratic Staining in Ash logs

I bucked logs to 18 feet to load on trailer. Stains still prominate that far from but. ????? Thoughts.

Started by Greg Lessord

0 Jan 29, 2017

Erratic Staining in Ash logs

Any ideas as to why these stains occur in many of my ash? I have EAB pretty heavily but would assume stain would be near cambium.All 3 are…

Started by Greg Lessord

1 Jan 20, 2017
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

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…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

4 Dec 19, 2016
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Forest Economics Spreadsheet for Timber Contesters and Owners of Private Woodlands

Check out the new forest economics spreadsheet at www.timbercontest.com.  It has the right amount of detail for one to start investigating…

Started by Dean Faklis

0 Oct 3, 2016

The Role of Private Woodlands In Solving Global Issues

This article from the NY Times was recently featured in the Forest Business Network weekly newsletter.  Different part of the country, same…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Sep 28, 2016

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480a disqualification after EAB

Started by Bill Pontius in Woodlot Management Jan 4. 0 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

controlling beech

Started by robert dalbo in Woodlot Management. Last reply by robert dalbo Dec 11, 2018. 2 Replies

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 combination of beech and ferns. I have cut some beech and sprayed some the ferns with mediocre success. I do not…Continue

New film & resources to help YOU save forests!

Started by Lew Ward in Woodlot Management Nov 19, 2018. 0 Replies

'New film & resources to help YOU save forests!A new, short, animated (and…Continue

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IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jim Martin Oct 27, 2018. 2 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

Oldest Flowering Tree in North Americal

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Oct 2, 2018. 0 Replies

Fossil of Oldest Flowering Tree in North America Discovered. And It Was Huge. -- https://www.livescience.com/63719-flowering-tree-fossil-cretaceous.htmlContinue

Slash and squirt control of Ailanthus

Started by Mark Horberg in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Sep 23, 2018. 5 Replies

I have 20-30 ailanthus trees on my property in the 4-6 inch diameter range.  What specific herbicide and concentration should I use for slash and squirt?  Can you recommend a place where it can be purchased in small quantities?  Thanks. Continue

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