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"Mark, In addition to all the guidelines provided, it is important to note that this…"

Kevin Mathers replied Jun 22, 2018 to Slash and squirt control of Ailanthus

5 Sep 23, 2018
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Jim, If you have a forester managing the logging they should be able to provide guid…"

Kevin Mathers replied Jul 18, 2017 to plants for erosion control

1 Jul 18, 2017
Reply by Kevin Mathers

"Chaz, Lots of good information for beginner and experienced maple syrup producers: h…"

Kevin Mathers replied Mar 10, 2017 to Resources

1 Mar 10, 2017
Reply by Kevin Mathers

"Joanne, This preliminary information from a Colorado State study discusses fabric gr…"

Kevin Mathers replied Aug 17, 2016 to Grow bags: tall or squat?

5 Oct 6, 2016
Reply by Carl Albers

"Mike, You can find them on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/user/ForestConnect Kevin"

Kevin Mathers replied Mar 31, 2016 to past webinars

2 Mar 31, 2016
Reply by Kevin Mathers

"I agree with Pete - looks like pileated woodpecker work when they are foraging for i…"

Kevin Mathers replied Mar 16, 2016 to Animal activity

2 Mar 16, 2016
Reply by Kevin Mathers

"As a side note to grape vine control I'll make the point that when felling trees en…"

Kevin Mathers replied Aug 19, 2015 to Grape Vine Management (and other vines)

1 Aug 19, 2015
Reply by Kevin Mathers

"Great advice from Brett & Pete.  Also to double down on Brett's advice to seat t…"

Kevin Mathers replied Apr 15, 2015 to Seedling Protection

2 Apr 15, 2015
Reply by Kevin Mathers

"Brett, Thanks for sharing the article (and your thoughts).  For those who would like…"

Kevin Mathers replied Dec 23, 2014 to GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

6 May 18, 2017
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"The distinction may be valuable for foresters or others who are viewing the forest f…"

Kevin Mathers replied Jan 14, 2014 to terminology

5 Jan 28, 2014
Reply by Jim Martin

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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

Tags: cutter, brush

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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