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Landowner liability in NY

Hi, Everyone. I searched the web for New York State landowner liability and found the document linked below. It looks a little dated but th…

Started by Tim Levatich

0 Nov 26, 2017

Buckthorn Baggie

Buckthorn Baggie kills invasive trees without chemicalshttp://news.wisc.edu/buckthorn-baggie-kills-invasive-trees-without-chemicals/?utm_so…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

1 Nov 8, 2017
Reply by John McNerney

Vine ID

Trying to identify this vine, grew about 12' this year and overtook a apple tree. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Mark Domingos

Started by Mark Domingos

1 Sep 7, 2017
Reply by Dave McGill

Glossy or alder buckthorn

Glossy or alder buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula)http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/terrestrialplants/woody/glossybuckthorn.html?utm_source=bu

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Aug 27, 2017

Bucikthorn Identification

Buckthorn identificationCommon buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/terrestrialplants/woody/buckthorn/id.html

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Aug 27, 2017

plants for erosion control

I having a timber harvest.  A lot of new logging roads will be made on  100 acres. I need information about seeding to prevent erosion.  My…

Started by Jim Martin

1 Jul 18, 2017
Reply by Kevin Mathers

TCIA - Voice of Tree Care

PACT partners' support of TCIA helps the growth and development of the entire industry, making it possible for a more profitable and safe i…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jul 5, 2017

TCIA - Voice of Tree Care

Partners Advancing Commercial Tree Care (PACT) is a strategic partnership between the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) and industry co…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jul 5, 2017

GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

copied over from the: www.silvopasture.ning.com forum... Since I first became obsessed with trees and forests and set out on a path to bec…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

6 May 18, 2017
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Logger Training….It’s Not Just for Loggers

Logger Training….It’s Not Just for Loggershttp://ecosystems.psu.edu/research/centers/private-forests/news/2017/logger-training-it2019s-not-…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

1 Apr 17, 2017
Reply by Tim Goodman

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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

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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

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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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