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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
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
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
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
What Do I Do Now?
A few weeks ago, a gentleman emailed me because he had read an article I wrote a couple of years ago. This gentlemen planted a 20 acre tract not quite 20 years ago. He now wants to thin or final … Continue reading
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