I am harvesting downed and partially downed trees on my property to chain saw mill into boards for hobby use.I have had many hours using a chain saw over several years and feel comfortable with it.…Continue
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We have 7 acres of mixed growth on our land from woods to wet land to a canopy of 30-40 year old black walnut. We enjoy providing a habitat for birds, fox, rabbit, coyotes and of course the squirrels who love the walnuts! I also harvest downed trees which I chain saw mill into boards for hobby use.
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Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for ThoughtWednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00am (CDT)Diane MayerfeldSustainable Agriculture Coordinator, UW-Extension, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) -…Continue
A friend asked me what types of protections he should include in agreement with logger when having his 10 acre forest logged. I thought maybe some of you could provide insight. Logger stated Workman's comp wasn't needed in a family business.Thanks!Continue
Would a Western Larch (tree) NOT lose its needles during fall and winter if it was kept indoors? / what causes it to lose its needles(temperature change, change in length of days)? IF YOU KNOW THE ANSWER PLEASE REPLY!!!!!! NOT KNOWING IS KILLING ME!!Continue
A long-standing tenet in forestry is that healthier and more diverse woods are typically more resilient to stress factors and pest. This holds true in most cases, but there are the notable exceptions like EAB.This article from the "Morning Ag…Continue
Here's a hypothetical question (hopefully). If an ash stand no longer has sufficient density to qualify for the 480a program following ash borer invasion, and if that stand is necessary for having more than 50 acres for the program, what happens?…Continue