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Woodlot Management

Woodlot management addresses the concerns and problems associated with sustainable management, production, utilization and marketing of traditional forest products from private woodlands. View Discussions

Hypo-hatchet

Started by Mike Blasko yesterday.

IPhone surveys 13 Replies

Started by Jim Martin. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Jul 13.

Hemlock 2 Replies

Started by Chaz U. Farly. Last reply by Jim Martin Jun 23.

Forest Health

Forest health concerns include insects, pathogens, environmental and weather stressors, management stresses, and invasive pests. View Discussions

Verticillium Wilt

Started by Carl DuPoldt Jul 9, 2019.

Maple Syrup Production

Maple syrup production is the full spectrum of tasks associated with managing the sugarbush, collecting the sap, processing and packaging the syrup, making value added products, and marketing those products. View Discussions

Resources 1 Reply

Started by Chaz U. Farly. Last reply by Kevin Mathers Mar 10, 2017.

climate change

Started by Carl DuPoldt Apr 1, 2016.

freeze distallation 1 Reply

Started by Michael Andorsky. Last reply by Michael Farrell Feb 15, 2015.

Wildlife Management

Wildlife management includes all aspects of management, animal biology, population ecology, habitat creation or restoration, hunting, viewing, overabundance,and scarcity. View Discussions

Western Larch Question 2 Replies

Started by Alex Harmon. Last reply by Pamela Dallaire Mar 30, 2019.

Animal activity 2 Replies

Started by Jim Breckenridge. Last reply by Kevin Mathers Mar 16, 2016.

Agroforestry

Agroforestry is the deliberate integration of agricultural practices and forestry practices. Two common applications of agroforestry in NY include forest farming (e.g., ginseng, mushrooms) and silvopasture (e.g, goats, sheep or cattle via controlled grazing). View Discussions

Electric Fencing

Started by Carl DuPoldt Jan 21, 2020.

inaturalist 1 Reply

Started by Alicia Rose. Last reply by Linda Rohleder Sep 22, 2018.

Agroforestry

Started by Carl DuPoldt Aug 11, 2018.

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Hypo-hatchet

Started by Mike Blasko in Woodlot Management yesterday. 0 Replies

I just got a hypo-hatchet to use for beech hack and squirt treatments. The manufacturer states to only use with Amine herbicides only. Is glyphosate an Amine or Ester herbicide?Continue

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Jul 13. 13 Replies

Smart phones have GPS.  Has anyone figured out how to use them for mapping wooded land.  I am especially interested in a way to map  my logging trails. Jim MartinContinue

Forester recommendations?

Started by Roger Rodriguez in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Michael Dirac Jul 10. 2 Replies

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

succession after a pine plantation

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management Jun 23. 0 Replies

About 1982 I planted 8000 white pine in a former pasture on the advice of my ex-forester with an OK from the DEC. They got badly weeviled.  I thinned   every third row  and  later also   hit  the most damaged ones which were left.  I hoped to favor…Continue

Hemlock

Started by Chaz U. Farly in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jim Martin Jun 23. 2 Replies

Is there a reason the State of New York stopped selling hemlock seedlings? I'd made up my mind that I'd like to plant a hundred, maybe more, for my grandsons to enjoy, but find no source. Continue

How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn May 19. 8 Replies

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

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Deer stand damage help

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Steve Johnstonbaugh Apr 23. 2 Replies

My son left his deer stands up for 3 years and the screw in metal foot pegs have been partially encased in the bark. Has anyone advice about how to extricate them with minimal injury to the trees?Continue

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