[Market-farming] wood for posts - Coppicing?

maury sheets maurysheets at verizon.net
Thu Nov 15 19:45:11 EST 2007


Bill,

 

Cattle love the pods.

 

Maury

 

 Woodland Produce                     

 

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[mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Bill
Shoemaker
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 5:18 PM
To: Market Farming
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] wood for posts - Coppicing?

 

More tree farming needs to be done for firewood, etc. and for forage crops
such as Honey Locusts.  

I used to use honey locust for firewood. It was a bit dirty but good btu's.
How is it used as a forage? Does the wood hold up as posts?

Bill


William H. Shoemaker
Sr Research Specialist, Food Crops
St Charles Horticulture Research Center
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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