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"… and I'm sure that Paul will find some humorous spin on this!"

Brett Chedzoy replied Mar 27, 2019 to How tree diversity affects invasive forest pests

1 Mar 27, 2019
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"Steve Kutney from NYFOA SOT recently shared this.  Not sure if this is the same as t…"

Brett Chedzoy replied Jan 29, 2019 to Beech Leaf Disease

4 Jan 29, 2019
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"I only know what the articles say (which isn't much).  Sounds like mortality is quic…"

Brett Chedzoy replied Dec 1, 2017 to Beech Leaf Disease

4 Jan 29, 2019
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"An update on American Chestnut breeding American chestnut rescue will succeed…"

Brett Chedzoy replied May 18, 2017 to GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

6 May 18, 2017
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"I've attached a list of the 35 "sawtimber" species found naturally-occurring on our…"

Brett Chedzoy replied Jul 18, 2016 to 16,000 Estimated Tree Species in the Amazon Basin

4 Jul 18, 2016
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

"p.s. - the purple paint on the first beech means: "DO NOT CUT!" ... and I'll let Pe…"

Brett Chedzoy replied May 25, 2016 to beech cut-stump and movement to other species?

8 May 25, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"Dr. Nyland at ESF once made the comment that the lumber from European Beech (F. sylv…"

Brett Chedzoy replied May 25, 2016 to beech cut-stump and movement to other species?

8 May 25, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"Jim,  those are good questions and Peter will likely have more to add to the followi…"

Brett Chedzoy replied May 18, 2016 to beech cut-stump and movement to other species?

8 May 25, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"In these same stands of beech that show heavy infestation by Beech Bark Disease (BBD…"

Brett Chedzoy replied May 17, 2016 to beech cut-stump and movement to other species?

8 May 25, 2016
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"Ed,  I think aluminum will be more durable than plastic, though much will depend on…"

Brett Chedzoy replied Mar 2, 2016 to Plastic vs. Aluminum posted signs

4 Mar 14, 2016
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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

Tags: bittersweet, Oriental

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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