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Will glyphosate migrate to cherry from hack-and-squirt to beech?

Started 20 hours ago 0 Replies

[a question from a woodlot owner that I'll keep anonymous]I have some small diameter beech trees growing in close proximity to some healthy black cherry trees and I would like to take some of these…Continue

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

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Will glyphosate migrate to cherry from hack-and-squirt to beech?

[a question from a woodlot owner that I'll keep anonymous]I have some small diameter beech trees growing in close proximity to some healthy black cherry trees and I would like to take some of these beech out using the hack and squirt method described in your course. In some cases these beech are within inches of the black cherry at the base and appear to come out of the root-ball although I realize they do not. My concern is I do not want to harm the black cherry trees when applying the…See More
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4-H Forestry Invitational

Hi All:The 4-H  Forestry Invitational is a great event for youth from across the nation that exposes them, with a high level of mastery, to forest management skills and principles.  Ingrid Hill of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Orange County leads that 4-H program.  Dave Jackson of PSU Cooperative Extension provides national leadership.  These efforts of course supplemented by thousands of hours of volunteer time.  Thanks and congratulations to all!!  This year, NY placed second behind TN.…See More
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Master Forest Owner Volunteer Program at Arnot Teaching and Research Forest

September 23, 2015 at 6pm to September 26, 2015 at 3pm
The MFO program is seeking woodlot owners who, with training, will serve as volunteers to meet with their peers in their communities to promote sustainable forestry practices. Application and pre-registration requiredMore details at www.CornellMFO.infoMap https://goo.gl/yEJGgvSee More
Jul 28
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"A nice story about the benefits of forest management in CT. Deer, interfering veg, and high grading are mentioned. http://goo.gl/gYZms7"
Jul 28
Peter Smallidge replied to Jeff Jourdain's discussion Beech management and triclopyr
"Hi Jeff: Thanks for the note. When I compared Garlon 4 and glyphosate on cut stump, i had almost double the control of root sprouts with glyphosate.  However, if the sprouts are dead, as you know, either Garlon 4 or glyphosate will control the…"
Jul 20
Peter Smallidge replied to Jeff Jourdain's discussion Beech management and triclopyr
"Hi Jeff - Nice pictures of the treated woods. Thanks for sharing those. Dave Jackson with PSU did the research that I'm familiar with on the reduced dose rate concentration with Garlon 4.  Here is his link (or google for PSU selective…"
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"I found this very cool blog on the "Go Wood" site. The pic is interesting, but watch the video towards the bottom http://goo.gl/KfT0Yw"
Jun 26
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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Webinar

If you have not previously joined a webinar, you should evaluate your connection with a test meeting here http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Title – Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Ecology, Management and Recent BioControl Research. Mark Whitmore, Cornell University Cooperative ExtensionJune 17, 2015 (live at noon and again at 7PM for an hour each) Instructions:Read all these instructions.You need a personal registration ID to join this month’s…See More
Jun 15
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"Biomass Crop Assistance Program, restarts. Mostly for the west, but perhaps some eastern opportunities. http://goo.gl/ZDSEfg"
Jun 3
Peter Smallidge replied to Jeff Joseph's discussion beech allelopathy
"Given the abundance of beech in our northeastern woods, this is a really interesting question.  I did some quick looking and found this title "Phytotoxicity of American beech leaf leachate to sugar maple seedlings in a greenhouse…"
May 19
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Webinar - Forestry Herbicides at https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?MTID=e69afe255122082c4c5fadf8eb2e0d984

May 20, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
Two webinars, one hour each. Noon and again at 7PM.SAF CFE credits have been requested or have been approved.  If you have not previously joined a ForestConnect webinar, you should evaluate your connection with a test meeting here http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Using forestry herbicides to control woody vegetation: a review of principles and recent research. Presented by David R. Jackson, Penn State Cooperative Extension.May 20,…See More
May 18
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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
Apr 6

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4-H Forestry Invitational

Posted on August 3, 2015 at 10:42am 0 Comments

Hi All:

The 4-H  Forestry Invitational is a great event for youth from across the nation that exposes them, with a high level of mastery, to forest management skills and principles.  Ingrid Hill of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Orange County leads that 4-H program.  Dave Jackson of PSU Cooperative Extension provides national leadership.  These efforts of course supplemented by thousands of hours of volunteer time.  Thanks and congratulations to all!!  This year, NY placed second…

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Webinar

Posted on June 15, 2015 at 9:32pm 0 Comments

If you have not previously joined a webinar, you should evaluate your connection with a test meeting here http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html

 

Title – Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Ecology, Management and Recent BioControl Research. Mark Whitmore, Cornell University Cooperative Extension

June 17, 2015 (live at noon and again at 7PM for an hour each)

 

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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

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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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A Magazine of Land and Water Conservation - Online Link

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management 16 hours ago. 0 Replies

Land and Water Magazine - July-August, 2015A Magazine of Land and Water Conservationhttp://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a51df8bd#/a51df8bd/52-------------Check out the articles…Continue

Will glyphosate migrate to cherry from hack-and-squirt to beech?

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management 20 hours ago. 0 Replies

[a question from a woodlot owner that I'll keep anonymous]I have some small diameter beech trees growing in close proximity to some healthy black cherry trees and I would like to take some of these beech out using the hack and squirt method…Continue

Urban Forestry On-Demand Webinars

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Jul 24. 0 Replies

Urban Forestry Today Linkhttp://www.urbanforestrytoday.org/home.htmlSee on-demand urban forestry webinars and opportunities for continuing education.Continue

Beech management and triclopyr

Started by Jeff Jourdain in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Jul 20. 3 Replies

Pete-I just read your link from March about triclopyr and beech.  I am going to look at the research using 'diluted' Garlon 4.  I have been using Garlon 4 as a cut stump treatment for beech regeneration control with an herbicide applicator on a…Continue

Oak Wilt

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jul 17. 0 Replies

Oak wilt threatens Michigan trees; know the signs…Continue

Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Migrates North

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jun 22. 0 Replies

Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Migrates NorthThe southern pine beetle, which for generations has attacked forests throughout the southeastern U.S., is methodically making its way into the Northeast, destroying thousands of trees in New York, New…Continue

Riparian Forest Buffers Video

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

Riparian Forest Buffers Video from the Stroud Water Research Centerhttp://www.stroudcenter.org/restoration/The Watershed Restoration Group at Stroud Water Research Center aims to develop and…Continue

Any thoughts on using bio-herbicides for environmental friendliness?

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Carl DuPoldt May 23. 3 Replies

Any thoughs on Bioherbicides?http://www.grainews.ca/2010/04/05/ecofriendly-herbicide-awaits-approval/That environmental pressure was the initial impetus for…Continue

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