Learn when and how to thin you pine stands, which trees to remove. Also how to prevent bark beetle attack, and how to enhance wildlife habitat. Click HERE for brochure and registration form. 4 CFEs (Category 1) or CLEs (Category 2) available to registered foresters and professional loggers.
This 2nd Thinning workshop covers many “why(s) of thinning as a management tool in pine plantations. Among them, a 2nd thinning provides income to the landowner while at the same time increasing the growth rate of the remaining stems, and opening up the canopy to increased sunlight needed for the establishment of browse for wildlife. Get the details and registration form by clicking on this LINK.
Workshop: Only half a day, and you can learn about how to use prescribed burning, thinning, and other management techniques to improve habitat and increase the food sources for wildlife, and grow better timber at the same time. Click on this LINK to check out the brochure and registration form.
Thinning is a major tool in forest management, with multiple purposes and benefits. Mississippi State University Forestry Extension has come up with a great new smartphone application “Pine Thin” that will help landowners with pine stands to determine when and/or if their pine stands need thinning. This LINK will take you to today’s Agricultural Communications press release on the app, and direct you to further information on where to get it, and how to use it. Check it out!
There is a new Forestry Extension publication out: “Simplifying Southern Pine Thinning with Stand Density Index Pine Thin: A Smartphone Application” that you can access on MSUCares, or by clicking on this LINK. The smartphone application is available from the Apple App Store — Pine Thin is all you need to type in to find it. Check it out; you will find it to be a great new tool in helping you determine when and how much to thin your pine stands. The publication gives the information you need to go along with the smartphone application.