Apple/Crabapple (Malus): Aphids on Deciduous Trees and Shrubs Apple Maggot Management Apple Scab Disease Management Recommendations for Trees and Shrubs (Black Rot Canker, Cedar-Apple Rust, Fireblight, Frog-eye Leaf Spot, Powdery Mildew, and Apple Scab) Fireblight Forest Tent Caterpillars in Minnesota Forest Tent Caterpillar (USFS) Gypsy Moth (USFS) Gypsy Moth in Minnesota (MNDNR) Insecticide Suggestions to Manage Landscape Tree and Shrub […]
[QUIZZIN 36] MyMinnesotaWoodsThe University of Minnesota Extension Forestry team.
Yep! It is March Madness in Minnesota and anything goes. Where else can you get a sampling of four seasons in one month apart from the Summit Sampler. But Bruce Savage of Spirit Lake Native Products reminded me that we have to remember that March is known for Snow. In fact, one Ojibwe name for March’s moon is Onaabani Giizis which […]
Sap Flow Mechanism from Peterson Farm – John Peterson We are tapping our trees today (March 15) in hopes the weather will cooperate for the next couple weeks. The main sap run has started as early as March 9 and as late as March 29 for us. It is widely known that […]
The Savage family and their farm Spirit Lake Native Products is located on the southwestern border of Lake Superior Chippewa Fond du Lac Reservation in Carlton county in northern Minnesota. The farm is owned and operated by Bruce and Tawny Savage and their four children, Tahkoah, Sage, Cedar and Kayla. Bruce is an enrolled member of the Fond du lac Band […]
The University of Minnesota Extension offered a series of three Minnesota maple clinics in February and March, 2010. The clinics covered how to tap trees and make high quality maple syrup products, recent equipment innovations and proven technologies used in the industry today. The program targeted both the beginner and the experienced producer. All three clinics were led by Carl […]
“One person’s trash is another person’s treasure” takes on a new meaning when applied to Minnesota’s abundant forest resources and diverse cultural traditions. When discussing Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) with landowners and forest resource users, I like to pose the question: “Do you really know what’s in your woods?” While this is not a case of trash versus treasure, […]
General Information: Disease Management Recommendations for Trees and Shrubs Specific Diseases/Insects: Anthracnose and Other Leaf Spot Diseases of Maples Anthracnose Diseases of Eastern Hardwoods (USFS) Anthracnose of Shade Trees Aphids on Deciduous Trees and Shrubs Aphids on Trees and Shrubs Apple Scab Armillaria Root Disease USFS Carpenter Ants-can affect any standing wood/lumber Damping-off of Seedlings Emerald Ash Borer Environmentally Conscious […]
A brief overview of Minnesota’s northern hardwoods cover type: products & uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.
By Species Apple/Crabapple (Malus): Aphids on Deciduous Trees and Shrubs Apple Maggot Management Apple Scab Disease Management Recommendations for Trees and Shrubs (Black Rot Canker, Cedar-Apple Rust, Fireblight, Frog-eye Leaf Spot, Powdery Mildew, and Apple Scab) Fireblight Forest Tent Caterpillars in Minnesota Forest Tent Caterpillar (USFS) The Gypsy Moth (USFS) Gypsy Moth: A Threat to Minnesota Insecticide Suggestions to Manage Landscape […]