Category Archives: farm legacy

Involve the next generation before it is too late!

Two questions that are asked in many of our Landowner Legacy Communication© workshops, is “how do I get my children involved in our land” and “how did the Nippers do it.”  In reality, they are the same question.  In my … Continue reading

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Dirt is just dirt, or is it?

Lately, we have been spending a lot of time learning and reviewing our soil’s (polite way to say dirt) effect on our tree farms and their timber crops.  Soil types, soil maps, site index, nutrient levels, erosion potential, suitability for … Continue reading

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Successful Tree Farm Tour

Thank you to everyone that attended and supported our American Tree Farm Tour.  It was a successful day with more than 60 individuals attending, and more importantly, we were able to finish the tour before the rain started!  We especially appreciated … Continue reading

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My start; yours similar?

I was about ten years old on my first trip to our timberlands.  Not long after that, I recall thinking “How am I going to remember where all this stuff is?” as we drove and walked to the various tracts.  … Continue reading

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You know you are a Tree Farmer when . . . .

After reading an article about why someone felt their occupation was important, I began to think about why we are Tree Farmers and part of the American Tree Farm System. Those thoughts were compiled into a list of reasons you know you are a Tree Farmer … Continue reading

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