The Managing for Black Walnut webinar was held on March 15, 2012. The powerpoint presentation slides are now available. Watch the webinar below.
When you plant and nurture black walnut, you are making an investment in the future. This tree is valuable not only for its use in wood products, but it provides important food for wildlife, while also being a beautiful tree that protects soil and water resources. During this webinar, our experts, Mel Baughman and Lenny Farlee, will present on:
- Why grow black walnut
- Walnut products and uses
- Where to grow walnut
- Planting walnut
- Thinning walnut stands
- Pruning walnut
- Pest and environmental problems
- Marketing black walnut timber
Resources Discussed in this Webinar
- Growing Black Walnut: University of Minnesota Extension publication
- New USDA Zone Map
- NRCS Web Soil Survey
- Find our local NRCS Service Center
- Black Walnut Suitability Index
- Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center
- Walnut Council
- Licensed Timber Buyers in Indiana: Indiana Department of Natural Resource
This webinar is eligible for 1.5 category 2 SAF CFE. These credits are available for one month (March 15- April 15, 2012) after the original webinar date by watching the recordings. Please be sure to fill in your member information when you sign in to watch the recording.
Dr. Mel Baughman is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota. He has a B.S. degree in forestry, an M.S. in forest recreation, and a Ph.D. in forest policy. Mel has 37years of extension experience developing educational materials for family forest owners and the natural resource professionals that serve these owners. Among these materials are publications and slide sets on walnut management and oak management. In recent years he has taught mainly income and property tax regulations and recreational trail design. The quality of his work is reflected in the numerous state and national awards he has received.
Lenny Farlee is an extension forester with the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center
In January of 2007, Lenny joined the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources as the extension forester for the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center
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