Woodland Stewardship: A Practical Guide for Midwestern Landowners, 2nd Edition was published by the University of Minnesota Extension for use by private woodland owners in the Upper Midwest. This revised 2nd edition builds on the highly successful first edition in 1993, which was distributed to tens of thousands of landowners throughout the Midwest. This new book is designed to help […]
Foliage diseases my cause conifer needles to turn yellow or brown or drop prematurely. Hardwood leaves may develop yellow, brown, or black spots. These diseases weaken trees by reducing the ability of leaves to produce plant food.
A review of categories of insects affecting tree and forest health: Defoliators, borers, sap-sucking insects, root-feeding insects, cone- and seed-destroying insects, and non-native invaders.
Well designed recreational trails can allow you and your family to enjoy the best of what your woodland has to offer. Extension has a new 29-page publication aimed at families with small properties who need basic knowledge and simple, inexpensive solutions to trail design problems.
A brief overview of different widely accepted methods of selling timber: Lump sum, scale, and percentage. Also links to other useful related sites.
A brief overview of important considerations in planning for natural regeneration in woodland stands from seeds, layering, stump sprouts, or root suckers.
A brief overview of Minnesota’s tamarack forest type: products and uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.
A brief overview of Minnesota’s oak forest type: products & uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.
An index to brief overviews of Minnesota’s forest types: Aspen-birch, Black spruce, Black walnut, Bottomland hardwoods, Eastern white pine, Jack pine, Northern hardwoods, Oak-hickory, Northern white-cedar, Red (Norway) pine, and Spruce-fir.
A brief overview of Minnesota’s bottomland hardwoods cover type: products & uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.