July 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Help Save New York Ash Trees!

Dear Members of the Forest Community,

 

 

As a concerned steward of forest trees in New York State, I am sure you are well aware of the threat posed by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer to our forest resources. We need your help conserving the genetic resources of New York State Ash species. NYS is home to three species of ash, all of which share the same…

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Added by Clara Holmes on July 22, 2014 at 10:36am — 1 Comment

Connection Details - July 16, 2014 Webinar ALB in Rural Woodlands

The Ecology and Management of Asian Long-Horned Beetle in Rural Woodlands

Dr. Kevin Dodds

July 16, 2014

Special Note….the July 16 webinar is ONLY broadcast live at noon.  There will not be a 7PM live version.  The noon version will be recorded and posted to…

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Added by Peter Smallidge on July 14, 2014 at 4:49pm — No Comments

The Asian Long-Horned Beetle In Rural Woodlands

The Asian long-horned beetle has created havoc in several eastern cities.  Until recently it was unknown in rural woodlands.  The ALB has a broad host range, and its potential for significant disruption to the forest ecosystem is not fully known.  This webinar (July 16, 2014) will address the emerging science and knowledge of ALB in rural woodlands.

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Added by Peter Smallidge on July 9, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

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Seeking advice on controlling oriental bittersweet

Started by Kristen Whitbeck in Woodlot Management 19 hours ago. 0 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 on Tuesday. 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

Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by chris S Jan 11. 5 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

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

Norway Spruce stump treatment

Started by Alicia Rose in Woodlot Management Nov 4, 2019. 0 Replies

A urea application of a freshly cut Norway spruce stump surface. This treatment has been implemented as a management strategy to prevent the future crop and adjacent trees from Heterobasidion annosum infection. This is not common practice in Welsh…Continue

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