"I've been battling hickory phomopsis for almost 10 years. It killed the first large hickory on which I discovered it. When I first noticed it, the tree looked like it was covered with walnuts. Two years later it died. …"
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Looking for way to control large volume of striped maple and witch hazel. Both are interfering with growth of oak seedlings. Cut/treat stump? Hack and squirt? if so what chemical for either of these? Best time of year to treat?Best time of year to…Continue
Below is a message from the American Chestnut Foundation on the deregulation of the Darling 58 blight-resistant American chestnut.SteveThe 60-day public comment period is now open and will remain open until Monday, October 19, 2020. Here are two…Continue
We are new to forestry ownership and need some advice. We would like to be good stewards of the property and also provide occasional profit of some kind, especially to offset the taxes we pay on the property. I was thinking tree farming (?) as a…Continue
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
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
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
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
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