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Paulownia: Is this a tree for NYS?

I have stumbled across some descriptions of Paulownia trees (Empress, Princess).  It is described as marketable, fast growing (sequesters c…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

0 Dec 3, 2020

Electric Fencing

Electric Deer Fence Workshop Luke Freeman hosted a workshop at the incubator farm in Fayetteville, AR to demonstrate the use of the solar-p…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jan 21, 2020

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for Thought

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for Thought Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00am (CDT)Diane MayerfeldSustainab…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 May 9, 2019

inaturalist

Check out www.inaturalist.org Contribute to Science Every observation can contribute to biodiversity science, from the rarest butterfly to…

Started by Alicia Rose

1 Sep 22, 2018
Reply by Linda Rohleder

Agroforestry

Agroforestry can increase soil health, agroecosystem biodiversity, soil and total organic carbon, nectar/pollen/resin resources, reduces so…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Aug 11, 2018

New Forest Farm

Welcome to New Forest Farm https://newforestfarm.us New Forest Farm is a diverse Restoration Agriculture research site in the Driftless Ar…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 15, 2018

COMET-FARM - Greenhouse Gas Accounting System

 COMET-Farm is a whole farm and ranch carbon and greenhouse gas accounting system. The tool guides you through describing your farm and ran…

Started by Alicia Rose

1 Jan 25, 2018
Reply by Alicia Rose

Silvopasture Workshop

Silvopasture Workshop https://misanews.wordpress.com/2017/06/15/silvopasture-workshop/August 4-5, 2017La Crescent, MinnesotaThe University…

Started by Alicia Rose

1 Jan 2, 2018
Reply by Joanne Vaughn

Tamarack Tree - Some Links that may be of interest

Tamarack: the unsolved mystery tree http://www.yourleaf.org/blog/andrea-bake/2013-09-16/tamarack-unsolved-mystery-tree -------------- Tamar…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Oct 29, 2017

Wooden Buildings on the rise

Wooden 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steelhttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-construction-environment-idUSKBN1611U5 Products of the f…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 23, 2017

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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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