by Dave Mance III
Editor's Blog - Northern Woodlands
Dec. 13, 2013
Environmental scientist Robert Cabin pointed out recently in a story that ran in Earth Island Journal that political liberals in general, and environmentalists in particular, can put an inordinate amount of faith in science, to the point where it begins to resemble
Those of us who burn wood know we have just about reached the end of the season and we are scrambling to find one or two more pieces of firewood for those still chilly nights. But for Northfield’s Ray Morvan, of Green Mountain Heritage Inc., this is not the end but almost the start of the firewood
Harry Watt’s Profitable Firewood Processing Workshop is on the road!
This year’s event takes place at the William F. Rice Jr. Extension Center in Voorheesville, NY on May 7th. NFA Director Scott Salveson will be speaking along with a host of other firewood professionals.
At the workshop you’ll learn where the Firewood Industry is headed
NFA Director Scott Salveson was honored to speak on behalf of the Firewood Industry during a listening session hosted by the administration of APHIS/PPQ, the arm of the USDA responsible for the federal firewood quarantines in place due to invasive species like the Emerald Ash Borer.
APHIS transport and treatment restrictions can have an
We do a lot of talking about the moisture content (MC) of firewood, and for good reason -- but do you know the actual moisture content of the wood you're selling -- or burning? Kiln-driers are quite familiar with probes that require drilling pilot holes and specialized equipment to read the data. We can't claim to match the accuracy of these