Jim Martin's Discussions (14)

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"Thanks guys.  It seems all the info needed is now here.  My problem is understanding…"

Jim Martin replied Jun 23 to IPhone surveys

13 Jul 13
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Chaz, I have lots of hemlock seedlings in my woods which you are welcome to pick and…"

Jim Martin replied Jun 23 to Hemlock

2 Jun 23
Reply by Jim Martin

"A podcast from the U of Mass was scheduled for today,Dec.2 concerning mapping woodla…"

Jim Martin replied Dec 2, 2020 to IPhone surveys

13 Jul 13
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Thanks Linda. I tried Avenza but was not able to get it to work.  I am not so good a…"

Jim Martin replied Oct 27, 2018 to IPhone surveys

13 Jul 13
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Thanks John.  As I wrote previously I am using a swing-side snatchblock which fulfil…"

Jim Martin replied May 22, 2014 to snatch block

10 May 22, 2014
Reply by John McNerney

"I bought a swing side snatchbloch on Ebay for $24.  Rated about 10 000 lbs, used wit…"

Jim Martin replied Jan 28, 2014 to snatch block

10 May 22, 2014
Reply by John McNerney

"OK, Thanks.  I get it. Jim"

Jim Martin replied Jan 28, 2014 to terminology

5 Jan 28, 2014
Reply by Jim Martin

"Kevin,Thanks for the help with the two terms.So, a cohort could consist of trees of…"

Jim Martin replied Jan 13, 2014 to terminology

5 Jan 28, 2014
Reply by Jim Martin

"Site preparation and follow-up are expensive .  I planted about 8000  Norway spruce…"

Jim Martin replied Feb 17, 2012 to Site Preparation for Tree Planting

1 Feb 17, 2012
Reply by Jim Martin

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Spotted lantern fly in maple stands - effects?

Started by Tim Levatich in Forest Health Sep 9. 0 Replies

Hi, All.I've been reading brief mentions that spotted lantern fly "likes maple". I'm wondering if there is any experience so far with what happens to a forest that has a heavy proportion of maple composition and is hit with a SLF infestation. Our…Continue

Tags: grapes, orchard, fruit, slf, lantern

Hypo-hatchet

Started by Mike Blasko in Woodlot Management Jul 28. 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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