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Lewis E. Ward replied Jul 18, 2016 to 16,000 Estimated Tree Species in the Amazon Basin

4 Jul 18, 2016
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

"Something to think about Brett and Pete.  I just made a quick list of native tree an…"

Lewis E. Ward replied Jul 17, 2016 to 16,000 Estimated Tree Species in the Amazon Basin

4 Jul 18, 2016
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

"Go to YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/ForestConnect On this website you can g…"

Lewis E. Ward replied Mar 25, 2016 to past webinars

2 Mar 31, 2016
Reply by Kevin Mathers

"    Not a fan of anthropomorphizing trees, would rather liste/observe to them and th…"

Lewis E. Ward replied Feb 22, 2016 to The German Tree Whisperer

2 Feb 23, 2016
Reply by Alicia Rose

"Did a quick google search and found these websites:  http://www.greenwoodnursery.com…"

Lewis E. Ward replied Feb 22, 2016 to Black walnut trees.

1 Feb 22, 2016
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

"Much depends upon sun exposure for both aluminum and plastic. The orange plastic how…"

Lewis E. Ward replied Feb 5, 2016 to Plastic vs. Aluminum posted signs

4 Mar 14, 2016
Reply by Todd Williams

"A briedfexplanation of backcross method and bilt in multiple resistance. http://www.…"

Lewis E. Ward replied Jan 14, 2015 to GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

6 May 18, 2017
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"Brett,   Leaving a brief reply because I just discorvered your review/comments about…"

Lewis E. Ward replied Jan 13, 2015 to GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

6 May 18, 2017
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"Hello Tim, In the past I've cut maple and other deer browse species in the late fall…"

Lewis E. Ward replied Nov 28, 2013 to Logging Impacts on Deer

2 Nov 28, 2013
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

"I've noticed galls on shagbark hickories.   On page 149 of the 2nd Edition of Disea…"

Lewis E. Ward replied May 7, 2013 to Are Gall's a reason to cull Hickory trees?

8 Apr 7
Reply by Ron Goodger

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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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