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Peter Smallidge's Discussions

beech management - restricted use pesticides (Triclopyr, Garlon products)

Started Jan 21 0 Replies

The noon (1/21/2014) webinar was well attended, about 90+, and great conversation/chat.One item that came up was whether the triclopyr products (Garlon, in its various formulations such as Garlon 3…Continue

Beech management webinar and online resources

Started Jan 19 0 Replies

The topic of managing American beech continues to draw interest.  A webinar January 21, 2015 focused on organic and conventional controls of beech.  The recorded archive is posted here on…Continue

Logging Impacts on Deer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lewis E. Ward Nov 28, 2013. 2 Replies

I saw a question about the impacts of logging on deer, specifically concern by hunters who lease from an active forest management owner.  Here is a response offered by Dr. Paul Curtis...Does anyone…Continue

Tags: lease, management, forest, hunting, deer

Forest Herbicides

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lewis E. Ward Dec 13, 2012. 1 Reply

This site will provide links and resources that owners and managers can use as they assess herbicides and make treatment applications.Find NY pesticide labels by their product name, label name, or…Continue

Tags: management, vegetation, herbicide

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ForestConnect Webinar - Intro to Silviculture at online, check here for details

April 15, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
One hour live sessions at noon and 7PM.CONNECTION DETAILSYou need a personal registration ID to join this month’s webinar.  There is unlimited space for participants, the ID simply provides you the necessary access code.  Obtain your registration ID via:   https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=645202273&t=aIf prompted for a password, use            ForestConnect1          (the word “ForestConnect”…See More
Apr 14
Peter Smallidge replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion Seedling Protection
"I agree with all that Brett stated above.  I will amplify the value in weed control for several years after planting.  Also, depending on snow depth and deer abundance a 5 ft tube is essential.  The impacts of deer on planted…"
Apr 14
Christopher Berg liked Peter Smallidge's event ForestConnect Webinar - Intro to Silviculture
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ForestConnect Webinar - Intro to Silviculture at online, check here for details

April 15, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
One hour live sessions at noon and 7PM.CONNECTION DETAILSYou need a personal registration ID to join this month’s webinar.  There is unlimited space for participants, the ID simply provides you the necessary access code.  Obtain your registration ID via:   https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=645202273&t=aIf prompted for a password, use            ForestConnect1          (the word “ForestConnect”…See More
Apr 5
Brett Chedzoy commented on Peter Smallidge's blog post A perspective on black locust
"I asked Nicole Horowitz  from NY Farm Bureau's Public Policy department for some clarification on this.  Her response is below (phew!) A “free living state” would not mean a farm or technically anywhere else in NYS. The…"
Mar 20
Brett Chedzoy commented on Peter Smallidge's blog post A perspective on black locust
"Black Locust is back in the news, making the new DEC list of regulated "invasive" plants.  Of particular concern to me as a forester and agroforester is the language copied below from the document: What is the difference between…"
Mar 20
Peter Smallidge replied to Anthony F. Pingitore's discussion Black Locust Control in a Raspberry Patch
"As a reminder, the May 20th webinar is on forest herbicides.  See more information here http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/forestconnect/web.htm and on this site in the events."
Mar 20
Peter Smallidge replied to Anthony F. Pingitore's discussion Black Locust Control in a Raspberry Patch
"Hi Tony Cut stump treatment to the small stems should kill them.  It might however kill the parent tree 40 ft away also. I suggest either a dilute roundup (less than 10% active ingredient of glyphosate, and I’m guessing!) or a herbicide…"
Mar 20
Peter Smallidge posted an event

Webinar - Forest Harvesting Systems at https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=640215773&t=a

March 18, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
Forest Harvesting Systems.March 18, 2015 Live twice, once at noon and again at 7PMSummary - Figuring out when and which tress to harvest are just the first couple of decisions that need to be made before removing timber from a property.  Next, the logger must figure out how to physically get the trees on the ground, moved to the roadside landing, processed into logs, and loaded onto trucks.  Loggers have a variety of options when it comes to the number of different workers, tools, and pieces of…See More
Mar 18
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Beech Management - NY registration of triclopyr and high-stumping of beech

The January 21 webinar on Ecology and Management of beech was particularly useful because of the discussion it generated.  It has been archived to www.youtube.com/ForestConnect at this specific URL (here).Note that a related webinar on herbicide use in forests is scheduled via ForestConnect on May 20, 2015, but Dave Jackson.  See the events panel …See More
Feb 26
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"Dang it's cold. A tribute to those out there working http://gowood.blogspot.com/2015/02/loggers-work-while-rest-of-us-stay.html"
Feb 16
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Feb 16
Peter Smallidge updated an event

Why trees grow where they do - webinar at online webinar, check here for connection details

February 18, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
(one-hour session, live at noon and 7PM)Why trees grow where they do Karen Bennett Forestry Extension Specialist University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension February 18, 2015The forests of today aren’t the same as the forests of yesterday. What kind of forests can and should woodlot owners manage for tomorrow? Understanding what trees grow well and where is one of the foundations of such forest management decisions. Soils, climate, geology, tree biology, human actions, and natural…See More
Feb 16
Peter Smallidge posted an event

Why trees grow where they do - webinar at online webinar, check here for connection details

February 18, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
(one-hour session, live at noon and 7PM)Why trees grow where they do Karen Bennett Forestry Extension Specialist University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension February 18, 2015The forests of today aren’t the same as the forests of yesterday. What kind of forests can and should woodlot owners manage for tomorrow? Understanding what trees grow well and where is one of the foundations of such forest management decisions. Soils, climate, geology, tree biology, human actions, and natural…See More
Feb 12
Peter Smallidge posted a blog post

Why Trees Grow Where They Do - webinar

ForestConnect Webinar SeriesObtain your registration identification code for this webinar herehttps://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=649648064&t=apassword =     ForestConnect1Webinars are live for an hour at noon and again at 7PM, the third Wednesday of each month.Why trees grow where they do Karen Bennett Forestry Extension Specialist University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension February 18,…See More
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Beech Management - NY registration of triclopyr and high-stumping of beech

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 1:16pm 0 Comments

The January 21 webinar on Ecology and Management of beech was particularly useful because of the discussion it generated.  It has been archived to www.youtube.com/ForestConnect at this specific URL (here).

Note that a related webinar on herbicide use in forests is scheduled via ForestConnect on May 20, 2015, but Dave Jackson.  See the events panel …

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Why Trees Grow Where They Do - webinar

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

ForestConnect Webinar Series

Obtain your registration identification code for this webinar here

https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=649648064&t=a

password =     ForestConnect1

Webinars are live for an hour at noon and again at 7PM, the third Wednesday of each month.

Why trees grow where they…

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Webinar: More Money From Your Maples

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Director, Uihlein Maple Research Forest

October 15, 2014



*Early Alert *- register here

a href="http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/forestconnect/web.htm%3Eif">http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/forestconnect/web.htm>if you haven't

previously registered.

The maple syrup industry is rapidly expanding in North America as many

farmers and landowners seek to capitalize on the growing demand for

pure…

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Game of Logging - multiple locations

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 10:10am 0 Comments

This format doesn't fit the events page because of multiple dates. The NY Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health is sponsoring multiple Game of Logging events.  At these prices, "seats" will go fast.  See details below.

NYCAMH is sponsoring Game of Logging courses this fall! The registration fee is $25 per student. Please call (800) 343-7527 to sign up or for additional information.

 

October 7th: Greene, NY Chenango…

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At 10:12am on October 15, 2011, Paul Schork said…

This is pretty cool still checking things out and I will as soon as I have something 

 

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beech allelopathy

Started by Jeff Joseph in Woodlot Management 15 hours ago. 0 Replies

     I am wondering if anyone has any information regarding allelopathy in beech leaves, as I have areas of my woodlot that receive adequate sunlight, yet have NO tree seedlings/regeneration to speak of other than beech. There is generally a thick…Continue

Draft Animal Loggers in CNY or Finger Lakes Region

Started by Kristina Ferrare in Woodlot Management on Friday. 0 Replies

I am working with a landowner in Onondaga/Cortland County who is looking for a horse/mule/oxen team to do some logging on his 45 acre property. He is a carpenter and expects to keep material for his own use.Does anyone have experience or suggestions…Continue

Seedling Protection

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Kevin Mathers on Wednesday. 2 Replies

I received the message below from a friend looking for advice on protecting young hardwoods seedlings.  A timely topic for spring! Brett,  I'm looking for advice on tree protectors. I'm looking at pro/gro solid tubes, which give a greenhouse…Continue

US Forest Services tool ForWarn

Started by Lewis E. Ward in Forest Health Apr 3. 0 Replies

A new assessment tool can monitor the growth and development of vegetation as the spring progresses. The program is based on 14 years of data of the spring "greening up."  The baseline  referenece point is 20% greenup for each location. The green up…Continue

Forest Health - Invasive Specits

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Mar 29. 0 Replies

Forest Health Protection—Invasive Plantshttp://www.na.fs.fed.us/fhp/invasive_plants/Invasive plants are species that aggressively compete with and displace native plant communities.…Continue

Sudden Oak Death

Started by Alicia Rose in Forest Health Mar 28. 0 Replies

Sudden Oak Death LinkSudden Oak Death is an example of a disease caused by an accidentally introduced microorganism, Phytopthora ramorum. The organism was practically unknown until it started killing trees in California and Oregon.…Continue

Black Locust Control in a Raspberry Patch

Started by Anthony F. Pingitore in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 20. 3 Replies

We have black locusts invading our black raspberry patch, as is well known, just cutting them doesn't really work long term. Has anyone had experience treating the cut stumps with Roundup or similar product?The shoots in the garden are from 1/4 inch…Continue

Tags: Control, Locust

The Charter of the Forest: Influential partner of historic Magna Carta

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Mar 20. 0 Replies

The Charter of the Forest: Influential partner of historic Magna Carta…Continue

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