Stump Culture: Coppice for Conifers

Stump Culture: Coppice for Conifers

Stump culture is a type of conifer tree harvesting that is closely related to the practice of coppicing. In coppice systems, trees are cut down to stumps, and the tree regenerates from the roots. Unlike deciduous trees, conifers cannot …

Alternative Crops From Mast-Producing Trees

Alternative Crops From Mast-Producing Trees

For many farmers and landowners, Return On Investment (ROI) is a major concern when converting crop or pasture land to trees. Although government incentive programs can encourage conservation measures such as hedgerows and riparian buffer zones, these measures must …