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Walnut Council Bulletin

May 2024 Issue

This issue includes the following articles:

  • Black Walnut in the Eastern U.S.: Current Status and Recent Trends Based on FIA Data
  • Submit a project to the WC Foundation Grants Program
  • Congratulations Grove Family of Maryland!
  • Annual Meeting Overview, Tour Information, Agenda, Registration form
  • John Kelsey Honored
  • USDA Encourages Producers Participating in CRP to Consider Forest Management Incentive
  • Oak Decline Widespread in 2023
  • New Resource for Landowners: Deer Impact Toolbox

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May 2023 Issue

This issue includes the following articles:

  • Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition 2023 Farm Bill Recommendations
  • Ouellette Honored with Black Walnut Achievement Award
  • Leopold Benches for Sale
  • National Meeting Highlights/Agenda/Registation
  • Walnut Council Economies of Scale
  • Family Forest Carbon Program
  • References on Oak Wilt
  • Nominees Selected for National Board
  • National Board Reports

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June 2022 Issue

This issue includes the following articles:

  • Pampering Crop Trees
  • Chestnut Improvement Network
  • Walnut Council Financial Reports
  • National Meeting Highlights
  • The Cok Family Legacy
  • Zigzag Sawfly
  • References on Oak Wilt
  • Walnut Council Foundation Updates
  • National Board Reports

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June 2022 Issue

This issue includes the following articles:

  • Pampering Crop Trees
  • Chestnut Improvement Network
  • Walnut Council Financial Reports
  • National Meeting Highlights
  • Zigzag Sawfly
  • References on Oak Wilt
  • Walnut Council Foundation Updates
  • National Board Reports

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March 2022 Issue

This issue includes the following articles:

  • Save the Date: July Annual Meeting
  • Nine Basic Tax Tips
  • Walnut Council Financial Reports
  • Walnut Council Legacy Funds Update
  • The Cok Family Legacy
  • The Ideal Wood for Whiskey
  • Pennsylvania Rescinds Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantines
  • Black Walnut Achievement Award Winners Honored
  • Walnut Council Receives New Property Donation
  • Updates on Carbon Markets

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June 2021 Issue

This issue includes the following articles:

  • Hardwood Plantings and Cover Crops in the Midwest Part III
  • Walnut Council Summer 2021 Meeting Plans
  • A New Carbon Program for Hardwood Landowners: Webinar June 15
  • Board Reports May 2021
  • Cash Crops in Walnut Plantations
  • WC Foundation Supports Tree Planting Project
  • Walnut Council Financial Reports
  • Is Walnut Diameter Growth Determinate or Indeterminate?
  • Spotted Lanternfly (SLF): A New Invasive Insect To Watch Out For
  • Musings of Members…in this 51st Year of Walnut Council

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May 2020 Issue

This issue includes the following articles:

  • Using cover crops in hardwood plantings for the Midwestern United States (part 2): Using Cover Crops to Improve Site Quality
  • Oak Tatters and Herbicide Drift Damage
  • Industry Update
  • State Chapter reports
  • HTIRC Tree Improvement Activities in 2019
  • Update on Walnut Tree Improvement in the Midwest

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January 2020 Issue

This issue includes the following articles:

  • Using cover crops in hardwood plantings for the Midwestern United States (part 1)
  • Walnut Council Foundation News and Notes
  • State Chapter reports
  • Grazing goats control invasives
  • Glyphosate questions and answers
  • Pruning central hardwood trees

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April 2019 Issue:

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April 2018 issue:

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