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beech cut-stump and movement to other species?

I received an email with the following question, and my response...below.  If you have experiences with cut-stump on beech (or other specie…

Started by Peter Smallidge

8 May 25, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Logging Impacts on Deer

I saw a question about the impacts of logging on deer, specifically concern by hunters who lease from an active forest management owner.  H…

Started by Peter Smallidge

2 Nov 28, 2013
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

Forest Herbicides

This site will provide links and resources that owners and managers can use as they assess herbicides and make treatment applications. Fin…

Started by Peter Smallidge

1 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

Your Experience with Beech Frill Herbicide Treatments

There is a great deal of interest in managing beech.  I have experience with cut stump and foliar treatments of beech (see the project prof…

Started by Peter Smallidge

6 Jun 28, 2012
Reply by Christopher Sprague

Glyphosate as a tool in vegetation management

Here is a question I received by email: Pete, Have you seen this?  Is it credible?  I'd like to be informed as I poison my beech, ferns and…

Started by Peter Smallidge

0 Mar 22, 2012

Beech management

American beech (Fagus grandifolia) is a wonderful tree with redeeming qualities for wildlife, timber, firewood, and aesthetics.  However, i…

Started by Peter Smallidge

8 Mar 19, 2012
Reply by John McNerney

Small-Scale Logging

Small-Scale Logging: Sugarbush and Woodlot Management   Issue:   Many woodlot owners and maple syrup producers want to be more active in g…

Started by Peter Smallidge

3 Jan 13, 2012
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Controlling black locust

Below is some correspondence about control of black locust.  I've removed references to the sender.  The discussion includes both organic a…

Started by Peter Smallidge

1 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

Beech management

  Management strategies to control American beech in northeastern woodlots. . Funding support and partners Cornell University Coo…

Started by Peter Smallidge

0 Oct 20, 2011

Manage forests for carbon

A special issue of the Journal of Forestry, via the Society of American Foresters has been posted on line and seems to be publicly availabl…

Started by Peter Smallidge

0 Oct 13, 2011

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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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