Category Archives: Tree Farm management

Not a lot to do on your Tree Farm when it is cold and wet?

While the weather might limit some operations, below are things that should be on your “to-do” list for wintertime work on your Tree Farm.  They are on our list!  Some may be limited by weather, but most are easier done … Continue reading

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WOW! Our ancestors never would have dreamed …

WOW! Our ancestors never would have dreamed that property they owned would be involved in a Tree Farm of the Year award. Thanks to a nomination by Josh Smith, Columbia County Forester with the Arkansas Forestry Commission, we received the 2013 Arkansas … Continue reading

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First cut importance

Because my maternal ancestors were involved in the lumber business for many generations, I was drawn to a post on a blog sponsored by Penn State University’s Extension Service that discussed where lumber comes from. Most of the readers of our … Continue reading

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Poll Results — What Does Your Forest Provide?

A post last month asked readers to vote for four of nine topics related to what they considered as important contributions their forests provide for society.  The results fell into three distinct groups with two or three topics in each. First was timber products … Continue reading

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Drones and Forest Landowners

 I am not sure if forest landowners will appreciate or not having low-flying drones criss-crossing over their property.  While I am still technology challenged, I can and do really appreciate all the technological and military advances in this application. Maybe … Continue reading

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