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"Hi Joanne: I was snooping around the NING site and saw this. What became of your see…"

Peter Smallidge replied Mar 19 to Removal of grass around seedlings in pasture

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"Hi Freyda: Thanks for the note and identification of the broken URL. Regarding "dril…"

Peter Smallidge replied Oct 23, 2019 to Beech control with triclopyr versus glyphosate

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"Hi Robert: Great question.  The short answer is that after a canopy disturbance such…"

Peter Smallidge replied Dec 10, 2018 to controlling beech

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"Linda: Nice to know about the 2(ee) for Ailanthus via Accord XRT II.  I appreciate t…"

Peter Smallidge replied Sep 23, 2018 to Slash and squirt control of Ailanthus

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"Hi Mark: Thanks for the question.   The NYS DEC maintains a website that lists all o…"

Peter Smallidge replied Jun 19, 2018 to Slash and squirt control of Ailanthus

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"Hi Greg: Great question.  There are lots of folks here with sawmill and woodlot expe…"

Peter Smallidge replied Jan 20, 2017 to Erratic Staining in Ash logs

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"Hi Joanne: Apparently the bacteria are common in soils that might normally hold alde…"

Peter Smallidge replied Dec 19, 2016 to Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

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"Hi Joanne: I spoke with three colleagues in the Department of Natural Resources (Fah…"

Peter Smallidge replied Dec 19, 2016 to Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

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"Hi Joanne: Great question, but I don't know the answer.  There are a couple people I…"

Peter Smallidge replied Dec 13, 2016 to Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

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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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