Sugaring is a disease similar to the affliction of sawmill operators who have sawdust in their veins, and it lasts from the end of boiling sap until the end of mud season.
Knowing why wood behaves the way it does allows us to understand some of the methods that currently exist to change this behavior.
The sawmill provides a unique opportunity to take the forest full cycle. Trees tell stories, if you know how to read them.
When the Britt family decided to demolish a 40-year-old barn and build a larger one on and around its footprint, they had to wrestle with the complexities of urban tree management.
Ask the Doctor for a Cure. The reasons for growth stress are not entirely clear, but they seem to be related to cell shrinkage after their initial formation.