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Current Sawmill and Woodlot Issue May June 2020

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Publisher's Letter - Now Manage Your Subscription Options Online
PUBLISHERS LETTER

Congratulations to Gene Wengert for his recent introduction to the MFMA Hall of Fame.


Beyond Berries - Getting to Know Wild Edible Plants
PROFILE

Most who spend time in the woods have helped themselves to handful of wild berries in the heat of summer or gathered black walnuts in the fall. These wild foods are counted among life's simple pleasures - a reward from the natural world.


V&R Sawing - A Custom Sawmilling Business Supported by Rural Folk and Urban Contractors
SAWMILL BUSINESS

While it took some time to establish a client base, this sawmill owner has demonstrated that there is a need for good sawmilling skills and custom wood products made on demand in rural areas - and he has urban customers as well!


Woodpecker News
WOODPECKER NEWS

The pandemic and the forest products industry.


The Paul Bunyan Show
TRADE SHOWS

October 1-3, 2021
Guernsey Co. Fairgrounds
Cambridge, Ohio


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ASK your questions and Sawmill & Woodlot authors will answer them for you. This month's answers to readers' questions on insecticide, sterilization lumber, and shiitake mushrooms are from Gene Wengert.

Sawmill Reviews

How to Determine Your Target Size for Sawing Lumber
SAWMILL EQUIPMENT REVIEW

Additional Articles and Columns

Saw Blade Vibrations and Wavy Cuts
SAWING & DRYING

The greater the distance between operating frequency of the sawing machine and the frequency of the blade itself, the more stable the blade will be and the straighter the cut.


Using Herbicides To Control The Competition
WOODLOT MANAGEMENT

Autumn olive, bush honeysuckle, Japanese honeysuckle, multiflora rose, tree of heaven, garlic mustard, and sericea lespedeza, to name only a few, are unwelcome invaders of our forests and woodlands. These and other invasive plants compete with desirable native woodland flora for light, water, and essential nutrients.

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