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"John raises a good point on distance of movement.  NYS prohibits movement of untreat…"

Peter Smallidge replied Jan 13, 2016 to Moving American Elm Firewood

7 Feb 2, 2016
Reply by Mark Kurtis

"As a quick response, I'll venture that moving the wood likely won't be a problem.  T…"

Peter Smallidge replied Jan 11, 2016 to Moving American Elm Firewood

7 Feb 2, 2016
Reply by Mark Kurtis

"Hi Brett: Fencing will work, almost any kind, if it is secure.  You might need more…"

Peter Smallidge replied Nov 9, 2015 to Dastardly Deer

2 Nov 9, 2015
Reply by Brett Davidson

"Hi Mark: Thanks, this is helpful to know.  I have sprayed foliar at 6% in very heavy…"

Peter Smallidge replied Nov 4, 2015 to cut stump on beech didn't work

7 Feb 2, 2016
Reply by Mark Kurtis

"Hi Alicia: Thanks for the links.  The first one on primary and secondary growth was…"

Peter Smallidge replied Oct 26, 2015 to Terminology - coppice, suckering, adventitious

2 Oct 26, 2015
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Hi Jeff: Thanks for the note. When I compared Garlon 4 and glyphosate on cut stump,…"

Peter Smallidge replied Jul 20, 2015 to Beech management and triclopyr

3 Jul 20, 2015
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Hi Jeff - Nice pictures of the treated woods. Thanks for sharing those. Dave Jackson…"

Peter Smallidge replied Jul 20, 2015 to Beech management and triclopyr

3 Jul 20, 2015
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Given the abundance of beech in our northeastern woods, this is a really interesting…"

Peter Smallidge replied May 19, 2015 to beech allelopathy

3 May 20, 2015
Reply by Jeff Joseph

"I agree with all that Brett stated above.  I will amplify the value in weed control…"

Peter Smallidge replied Apr 14, 2015 to Seedling Protection

2 Apr 15, 2015
Reply by Kevin Mathers

"As a reminder, the May 20th webinar is on forest herbicides.  See more information h…"

Peter Smallidge replied Mar 20, 2015 to Black Locust Control in a Raspberry Patch

3 Mar 20, 2015
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

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Ash blonding effect on lumber quality

Started by Jeff Joseph in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jeff Joseph May 5. 2 Replies

Question: In Peter Smallidge's most recent "Ask a Professional" column for NYFOA's Forest Owner magazine he stated that some log buyers will reject ash that shows outward signs of "blonding" on the bark. Is this because the wood will change…Continue

The American Chestnut: A New Frontier in Gene Editing

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management May 2. 0 Replies

https://www.asbmb.org/asbmb-today/policy/042823/the-american-chestnutInteresting discussion the difference between efforts with the American Chestnut and other…Continue

Growing Black Locust for Pleasure and Profit

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Apr 20. 0 Replies

In early March I was invited to present on the opportunities for growing black locust as a timber cash crop at the Rural Landowner Conference in Allegany County.  Ryan Trapani from the Catskill Forest Owners Association asked afterwards if I would…Continue

Recording links for Ruffed Grouse, American Woodcock and Wild Turkey webinars

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Apr 11. 0 Replies

On March 29th and April 5th the Southern Finger Lakes Chapter of the NY Forest Owners Association and Audubon NY hosted virtual presentations by experts from the Ruffed Grouse Society, American Woodcock Society and National Wild Turkey Federation. …Continue

What Constitutes a Healthy Forest?

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Diane Frances Mar 23. 3 Replies

In March, 2021, Peter and I had the opportunity to organize a day-long training for the annual Water Quality Symposium (annual conference of SWCD and NRCS professionals from around NY) titled: "Restoring Ecological and Productive Function to…Continue

Building slash wall with skid-steer

Started by James Gray in Woodlot Management. Last reply by James Gray Jan 19. 2 Replies

Hello everyone, looking for feedback on plan to build a slash wall with a skid steer and fork attachment.The timber harvest is at a nature center, clearcutting a red pine plantation (1 ac) and aspen stand (1 ac) and group selection on a oak stand…Continue

2022 Forest Tax Tips

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Jan 9. 0 Replies

Peter usually shares something around this time of the year, but just saw this in the recent National Woodland Magazine 2022 Tax Tips for Forest LandownersAs a private forest landowner, you may start to think about timber taxes only after having a…Continue

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