In early October we will be heading to Cambridge, Ohio, to host the 2018 Great Firewood Shoot-Out&tm;, which will take place at the Paul Bunyan Show. Mark your calendars, make your travel plans, and register for the show at www.ohioforest.org!
A look at some of the more common insects a sawmill is likely to encounter before and after sawing and steps to prevent or control them.
Covered in this installment: Higher Lumber Prices; Fewer Housing Starts, and Trees and Summer in the City.
The Paul Bunyan Show - October 5-7, 2018 Pre-Registration Form and Schedule of Events
Filling the woodstove with your own wood on a cold winter day gives a similar satisfaction to providing a meal of local fish or game with vegetables from your own garden. A cord of good hardwood equals about 200 gallons of heating oil, so at $200 per cord, wood is quite a bargain.
This installment aims to help you 8 to decide what pattern best suits your lifestyle as well as what the local marketing potential is for wood fiber once it matures.
As with the prevention of most defects, the more attention you pay to the drying process, the better the quality your final product will be.
The main purpose of woodlot roads and trails is to extract forest products, but many landowners also want other benefits.