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Missouri Black Walnut Initiative
Converting Idle Acres into Land Equity
The “Missouri Black Walnut Initiative” is a promotion by the Missouri Chapter, Walnut Council to encourage establishing and managing black walnut growth on idled acres of well-suited soils. Walnut trees could become a significant source of income for your family and future generations. Learn more
Calendar of Events
March 1-2, 2019: Spring program at the Missouri Tree Farm 70th Anniversary Celebration at the Hilton Garden Inn north of Columbia. Registration and program here. Missouri chapter Walnut Council business meeting and officer election 1 PM Friday March 1. Black Walnut Initiative Workshop will take place on Saturday from 10 – 10:50 AM as a concurrent session.
October 5-6, 2018: Fall event.
April 13-14, 2018: Missouri Chapter Spring Field Day & Business Meeting
This meeting will be in the New Franklin, Fayette, and Columbia areas. The event includes informative trips to the University of Missouri Horticultural and Agricultural Research Center (HARC), Missouri-Pacific Lumber Co., and one privately managed black walnut plantation. Saturday will be a “Woodland Management Forum” where you can seek advice from fellow landowners, foresters, and resource specialists to address your specific woodland management concerns. Learn more and RSVP.
September 29-30, 2017: Missouri Chapter Fall Field Day & Business Meeting
This meeting will be in south central Missouri near the towns of Licking and Salem. It includes a tour of the George O. White State Nursery on Friday afternoon and the Boone Creek Farm walnut plantation, with complimentary evening appetizers and dinner hosted by the Seagren family. Saturday’s tour included Buch Memorial Tree Farm near Shannondale, with a discussion on carbon credits and viewing an active timber harvest. Learn more and RSVP.
April 4-5, 2017: Missouri Woodland Conference
Missouri chapter co-sponsored the meeting in Jefferson City. Forty chapter members attended with 105 registered. The room was packed with woodland experts, so no landowner should have returned home without all their questions asked and answered! There were five exhibitors: Forest and Woodland Association of Missouri, Grow Native, Missouri Department of Agriculture, Walnut Council, the Missouri Nut Growers Association and the University of Missouri Center of Agroforestry. Sponsors and presenters were able to network with an interesting group of woodland landowners from several states who were a little unsure what we all had in common when it comes to managing trees. Read more about the conference in the May issue of “Green Horizons”. Agenda | Presentations
Sept 30 – Oct 1, 2016: Missouri chapter fall meeting
The fall field days are scheduled for September 30th and October 1st in Blue Springs and Pleasant Hill, MO. The meeting will cover several diverse topics to help you manage your forest resources. To RSVP email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Aaron at 913-704-5210. See the full agenda and details here.
April 1-2, 2016: Missouri chapter spring meeting
Events take place in Montgomery County near New Florence and High Hill. Theme is White Oak Management, emphasizing the logging and barrel stave industry. Meet Friday afternoon at Dad’s Junction Café at Exit 175 to hear speakers discuss woodland management followed by the Chapter business meeting. Saturday morning, the group will caravan to Independent Stave Company (ISC) south of New Florence and then to a stand of white oak timber south of High Hill. Managers of ISC will explain white oak log qualities, values and the staves milled for barrels. A Missouri Department of Conservation Forester and a private Consulting Forester will highlight the woodland management plan that focuses on managing and harvesting white oak timber. There will be a demonstration of timber stand improvement procedures used on the farm. To RSVP email email@example.com or call Aaron at 913-704-5210. See the full agenda and details.
Missouri Chapter Newsletters
Missouri Technical Articles
Can I “Make” A Veneer Log?
The Dirty Dozen
Grapevines—Another Reason To Hate Them
How To Rock Tree Farm Roads For Half-Price
Guaranteed Live Rabbit Trap Or How To Protect Newly Planted Tree Seedlings
Property/Boundary Lines: Do You Know Where Yours Are?
Selling Timber On The Shares: A Good Or Bad Deal, And For Whom?
Timber Stand Improvement
The Timber Sale / Timber Stand Improvement Dilemma
The Value of a DBH Tape
Missouri Forest Management Guidelines
Tricks of the Trade: Applying Herbicides
Pruning Guide for Walnut and Other Valuable Hardwoods
Missouri Chapter Fact Sheet
To Prune or Not to Prune
When To Prune Black Walnut Trees