John Herschel Fike
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Tree protection

Started Apr 22, 2019 0 Replies

Friends,Following is a link to the AFTA website looking at some different means of protecting trees in a silvopasture.  Incidentally, this site was overgrown with invasives and the existing timber…Continue

Tags: seedling, protection, Establishment

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Tree protection

Friends,Following is a link to the AFTA website looking at some different means of protecting trees in a silvopasture.  Incidentally, this site was overgrown with invasives and the existing timber stand not in great health, and then there were emerald ash borers that took out our best trees, the ash.   We continue to be interested in inexpensive, effective establishment methods and plan to work on this more in the future. …See More
Apr 22, 2019

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Virginia
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Montgomery
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Research and Extension Specialist

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Help: Oak acorn fungus/blight?

Started by Joanne Vaughn. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn on Saturday. 3 Replies

We have an oak tree with numerous acorns. All acorns are blighted like…Continue

Tags: acorns, blight, fungus, oak

Feed values for fodder trees

Started by jackie milne. Last reply by jackie milne May 5. 4 Replies

Hello everyone!We live in northern Canada, we have Aspen, birch, popular, willows and various wild roses and berry shrubs as well as white and black spruce mainly some pine. What I have been trying…Continue

[Iowa] Looking for a critique of my plan

Started by Jesse Matt. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Jan 11. 7 Replies

Hello All,New to silvopasture practice.  I am a forestry and Global Resource Systems student from Iowa State University.  Agroforestry has really stolen my heart, and I've been trying learn as much…Continue

Searching for tree seeds

Started by Benjamin Harris Jan 11. 0 Replies

Hey y'all,I'm in search of tree seeds - fruits, nuts, fodder, N fixers, etc. Do you have favorite seed/nut sources or cultivars? I'm looking for production and vigor. Disease resistance will reveal…Continue

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