Contact Information

Thomas Poe Cooper Building 730 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40546-0073

Forestry Extension Publications

Forestry Extension Publications

Forest Management

FOR 144 - Chestnut Oak

Dec. 2, 2022


FOR 141 - Northern Red Oak

Dec. 2, 2022


FOR 145 - Scarlet Oak

Dec. 2, 2022


FOR142 - Southern Red Oak

Dec. 2, 2022


FOR 146 - Post Oak

Dec. 2, 2022


FOR147 - Understanding the Importance of White Oak

Oct. 27, 2022


FOR 148 - Challenges of Upland Oak Regeneration

Oct. 27, 2022


FOR 149 - Sustainable Oak Management Practices

Oct. 27, 2022


PPFS-OR-H-11-Common Problems of Annuals and Perennials: An Index

Ellen Crocker | Aug. 2, 2021


PPFS-OR-W-31-Common Problems of Common Shrubs: An Index

Ellen Crocker | Jul. 19, 2021


Tax Tips for Forest Landwoners for the 2017 Tax Year

Linda Wang | Dec. 1, 2017


FORFS17-09 - Planting Tree Seedlings

Christopher Reeves | Jul. 1, 2017


FORFS17-03 - Keeping Your Woods Healthy

Christopher Reeves | Feb. 3, 2017


FORFS17-02 - Identifying Hazard Trees

Christopher Reeves | Feb. 3, 2017


FOR107 - Professional Hardwood Notes: Site Preparation and Competition Control Guidelines for Hardwood Tree Plantings

Jeffrey Stringer | Jan. 1, 2009


FOR106 - Professional Hardwood Notes: Technical Guide to Crop Tree Release In Hardwood Forests

Jeffrey Stringer | Jan. 1, 2007


FOR99 - Professional Hardwood Notes: Managing Oak Decline

Jan. 1, 2006


FOR102 - Professional Hardwood Notes: Forest Management Strategies to Minimize the Impact of the Gypsy Moth

Jan. 1, 2006


FOR100 - Professional Hardwood Notes: Oak Shelterwood: A Technique to Improve Oak Regeneration

Jeffrey Stringer | Jan. 1, 2006


FOR103 - Professional Hardwood Notes: Two-Age System and Deferment Harvests

Jeffrey Stringer | Jan. 1, 2006


FOR101 - Professional Hardwood Notes: Hardwood Plantations as an Investment

Jan. 1, 2006


FOR104 - Professional Hardwood Notes: Treatments for Improving Degraded Hardwood Stands

Jan. 1, 2006


FORFS01-04 - Removal of Fencerow Black Cherry

Jun. 1, 2001


FORFS01-02 - Oak as a Timber Investment

Jan. 1, 2001


FORFS99-10 - Understanding Kentucky's Law on Eminent Domain

Oct. 1, 1999


FORFS99-03 - A Simple Technique for the Application of Forestry Herbicides with a Backpack Sprayer

Jeffrey Stringer | Jul. 1, 1999


FORFS99-09 - Herbicides for Small-Scale Forestry Operations

Jeffrey Stringer | Jul. 1, 1999


FORFS99-05 - Understanding Property Rights and Takings

Jun. 1, 1999


FORFS99-03 - Understanding Property Rights

Jun. 1, 1999


FORFS99-04 - Property Rights and Landowner Responsibilities

Jun. 1, 1999


FOR93 - Definition of Conservation Practices in Kentucky

Jeffrey Stringer | Jan. 1, 1999


FOR56 - Paulownia Log Grades: Specifications and Uses

Jan. 1, 1998


FORFS97-09 - Selected Statutes and Regulations Impacting Silvicultural Operations in Kentucky

Jeffrey Stringer | Jan. 1, 1997


FOR15 - Managing Sustainable Forests in Kentucky

Deborah Hill | Jan. 1, 1996


FOR39 - Paulownia: A Guide to Establishment and Cultivation

Jeffrey Stringer | Jan. 1, 1989


FOR09 - A Landowner's Guide: Measuring Farm Timber

Donald Graves | Sep. 1, 1986


General Forestry Information

NEP-230-Cook Wild Kentucky: Fishing in Kentucky

Gregg Rentfrow, Matthew Springer | May. 25, 2022


FORFS 21-07 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2021

Oct. 11, 2021


PPFS-OR-H-11-Common Problems of Annuals and Perennials: An Index

Ellen Crocker | Aug. 2, 2021


FORFS20-05 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2020

Jeffrey Stringer, Renee Williams | Nov. 2, 2020


Selling Black Walnuts - 2019

Nov. 7, 2019


FORFS17-03 - Keeping Your Woods Healthy

Christopher Reeves | Feb. 3, 2017


FORFS16-29 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2016

Sep. 26, 2016


FORFS15-05 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2015

Sep. 15, 2015


FORFS07-03 - Local Forestry Organizations in Kentucky: Project Ideas

Billy Thomas | Jan. 1, 2007


FORFS07-01 - Local Forestry Organizations in Kentucky: A Growing Idea

Billy Thomas | Jan. 1, 2007


FOR53 - Kentucky Forest Fact Sheet

Billy Thomas | Jan. 1, 2007


FORFS07-02 - Local Forestry Organizations in Kentucky: Formation and Organization

Billy Thomas | Jan. 1, 2007


4DF-03PC - 4H Forestry Project: Planting Trees

Feb. 10, 2005


AEN-88 - The Global Positioning System

Doug McLaren, Tim Stombaugh | Jan. 1, 2005


4DF-01PB - 4H Forestry Project: Introducing Yourself to Trees

Deborah Hill | Feb. 10, 2002


FORFS02-01 - Common Trees of Kentucky

Jan. 1, 2002


FORFS98-01 - Woody Plant and Wildflower Identification Form

Jeffrey Stringer | May. 1, 2001


FORFS99-2 - Tax Options for Timber Revenue

Jeffrey Stringer, Marcella Szymanski | Mar. 1, 2001


4DF-02PA - Kentucky's Useful Forests

Deborah Hill | Feb. 10, 2001


ID-71 - Woody Plants Under Stress

Deborah Hill | Feb. 10, 2000


SR-2001-1 - Bibliography of Research at Robinson Forest, 1926-2000

Dwayne A. Turner | Feb. 10, 2000


FOR65 - Tree Tips

Deborah Hill | Jan. 1, 1999


FOR61 - Scientific Classification of Trees

James E. Reeb | Jan. 1, 1998


FOR08 - Kentucky Coffeetree: The State Heritage Tree of Kentucky

Deborah Hill | Feb. 8, 1993


FOR02 - Yellow-Poplar: The State Tree of Kentucky

Deborah Hill | Oct. 1, 1985


FOR14 - Debris Burning and Forest Fires

Doug McLaren | Jan. 1, 1984


Non-Timber Forest Products

FORFS23-02 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2023

Renee Williams | Nov. 1, 2023


FORFS22-05 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2022

Oct. 12, 2022


FORFS 21-07 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2021

Oct. 11, 2021


FORFS20-05 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2020

Jeffrey Stringer, Renee Williams | Nov. 2, 2020


Selling Black Walnuts - 2019

Nov. 7, 2019


FORFS17-10 - Non-Timber Forest Products

Christopher Reeves | Jul. 1, 2017


FORFS16-29 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2016

Sep. 26, 2016


FORFS15-05 - Selling Black Walnuts in Kentucky - 2015

Sep. 15, 2015


FOR118 - Forest Farming: Have Maples, Will Sugar…

Deborah Hill | May. 10, 2010


FOR112 - Agroforestry: Riparian Buffer Strips

Deborah Hill | Aug. 26, 2009


FOR111 - Agroforestry: Alley Cropping

Deborah Hill | Aug. 24, 2009


FOR116 - Agroforestry: Christmas Trees

Deborah Hill | Aug. 20, 2009


FOR113 - Argoforestry: Silvopasture

Deborah Hill | Aug. 19, 2009


FOR117 - Agroforestry Forest Farming: Medicinal Plant

Deborah Hill | Aug. 11, 2009


FOR114 - Agroforestry: Windbreaks

Deborah Hill | Aug. 11, 2009


FOR110 - Non-Timber Forest Products and Agroforestry

Deborah Hill | Aug. 11, 2009


FOR115 - Agroforestry: Forest Farming

Deborah Hill | Aug. 11, 2009


FOR105 - Caring for Christmas Trees

Deborah Hill | Jun. 10, 2007


FOR78 - Introduction to Shiitake: The Forest Mushroom

Deborah Hill | Mar. 10, 2003


FORFS97-06 - Herbicide Prescriptions for Controlling Competing Vegetation in Christmas Tree Plantings in Kentucky

Jeffrey Stringer | Sep. 10, 2002


FOR89 - Resources for Shiitake Growers

Deborah Hill | Aug. 10, 2002


FOR88 - Kentucky Shiitake Production Workbook: Potential Profits from a Small-Scale Shiitake Entriprise

Deborah Hill | Jul. 18, 2002


FOR85 - Kentucky Shiitake Production Workbook: Harvesting Shiitake Mushrooms

Deborah Hill | Apr. 22, 2002


FOR82 - Kentucky Shiitake Production Workbook: Monitoring Moisture Content of Logs

Deborah Hill | Mar. 22, 2002


FOR23 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Vegetation Control

Deborah Hill | Sep. 1, 1999


FOR80 - Kentucky Shiitake Production Workbook: Spawn Selection

Deborah Hill | Jul. 25, 1999


FOR24 - 1999 Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Fertilization

Deborah Hill | May. 16, 1999


ID124 - Factors to Consider in Bringing Idle Land Back to Production

Deborah Hill | Aug. 11, 1997


FOR28 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Harvesting

Deborah Hill | Apr. 28, 1997


FOR30 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Use of "Cull" Trees

Deborah Hill | Aug. 25, 1996


FOR18 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Site Preparation

Deborah Hill | Sep. 10, 1991


FOR25 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Irrigation

Deborah Hill | Jun. 18, 1991


FOR32 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Developing a Demonstration Plot

Apr. 24, 1991


FOR27 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Pest Control - Animals

Mar. 19, 1991


FOR16 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Planning and Site Preparation

Deborah Hill | Feb. 28, 1991


FOR19 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Ground Covers

Deborah Hill | Feb. 10, 1991


FOR27A - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Pest Control - Insects

Deborah Hill | Mar. 28, 1990


FOR77 - Shiitake Mushrooms

Deborah Hill | Nov. 12, 1986


FOR81 - Kentucky Shiitake Production Workbook: Inoculation

Deborah Hill | Oct. 21, 1986


FOR36 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Economics and Budgeting

Deborah Hill | Oct. 8, 1986


FOR21 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Seedlings and Transplants

Deborah Hill | Jun. 8, 1986


FOR21 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Tree Seedlings and Transplants

Deborah Hill | May. 19, 1986


FOR16 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production : Planning and Site Selection

Deborah Hill | May. 8, 1986


FOR34 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: References

Deborah Hill | Apr. 29, 1986


FOR31 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Record Keeping and Taxes

Deborah Hill | Apr. 18, 1986


FOR29 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Marketing Christmas Trees

Deborah Hill | Apr. 9, 1986


FOR17 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Plantation Layout

Deborah Hill | Apr. 8, 1986


FOR22 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Planting

Deborah Hill | Apr. 8, 1986


FOR20 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Species Selection

Deborah Hill | Apr. 8, 1986


FOR33 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Production Calendar

Bonnie Appleton | Mar. 24, 1986


FOR26 - Kentucky Christmas Tree Production Workbook: Pruning and Shearing

Deborah Hill | Feb. 8, 1986


Options-24 - Options for Kentucky Tree Farmers: Christmas Trees

Deborah Hill, Donald Graves, James Rings | Apr. 15, 1985


Timber Trespass

FOR109 - Timber Trespass and Theft

Jeffrey Stringer | Oct. 15, 2008


FORFS08-03 - Timber Trespass in Kentucky - Quick Review

Jeffrey Stringer | Jul. 8, 2008


Wildlife

ID-194-Diagnosing Plant Problems: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 6

Matthew Springer | Jan. 16, 2024


FORFS23-03 - Deer Processors of Kentucky - 2023

Nov. 1, 2023


FOR-173-Identifying and Addressing River Otter Damage Issues in Kentucky

Gabriela A. Wolf-Gonzalez, Jonathan A. Matthews, Matthew Springer | Oct. 31, 2023


FORFS 22-03 - Deer Processors in Kentucky - 2022

Sep. 1, 2022


FORFS 21-11 - Deer Processors in Kentucky - 2021

Nov. 11, 2021


FOR-160-Monitoring for and Controlling Wild Pig Populations in Kentucky

Matthew Springer | Oct. 13, 2021


FORFS21-10 - Deer Processing Guide for Deer Harvested in Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance Zone or other CWD Positive Areas

Oct. 8, 2021


FORFS21-08 - What is Chronic Wasting Disease?

Oct. 8, 2021


FORFS21-09 - Should my Harvested Deer be Tested for CWD?

Oct. 8, 2021


FORFS 21-06 - Emerging Bird Disease - Bird Feeding and Monitoring Protocols

Jul. 13, 2021


FORFS20-06 - Deer Processors in Kentucky - 2020

Gregg Rentfrow | Nov. 23, 2020


FORFS18-03 - Black Vulture Effigy Directions

Mar. 28, 2018


ID-245 - Predator Managment for Small-scale Poultry Enterprises in Kentucky

May. 1, 2017


Southern U.S. Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings

Matthew Springer | Mar. 31, 2017


FORFS17-04 - Get More Animals to Call Your Woodland Home

Christopher Reeves | Feb. 3, 2017


FOR-129 - Black Vulture Damage Control

Matthew Springer | Nov. 11, 2016


FOR121 - Vertebrate Pest Management: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 19

Thomas Barnes | May. 15, 2012


FOR43 - Managing Rabbit and Vole Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Feb. 10, 2001


FOR97 - Hummingbirds: An Attractive Asset to Your Garden

Thomas Barnes | Oct. 30, 2000


FOR50 - Managing Beaver Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Sep. 22, 1999


FOR57 - Managing White-Tailed Deer Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Jun. 10, 1999


FOR42 - Managing Mole Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Jun. 1, 1999


FOR38 - Controlling Woodpecker Damage

Thomas Barnes | May. 1, 1999


FOR45 - Managing Tree Squirrel Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Apr. 8, 1999


FOR68 - Trees, Shrubs, and Vines that Attract Wildlife

Thomas Barnes | Jun. 10, 1998


FOR98 - Attracting Butterflies with Native Plants

Thomas Barnes | May. 26, 1998


FOR73 - Creating Urban Stormwater Control Ponds for Water Quality and Wildlife Habitat

Apr. 19, 1998


FOR62 - Managing Urban Pest Bird Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Mar. 18, 1998


ID115 - Managing Commensal Rodent Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Oct. 5, 1997


FOR49 - Managing Skunk Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Aug. 16, 1991


FOR13 - Managing Wildlife Damage Problems in Kentucky: Assistance, Procedures, Policies and Regulations Issued: 9:83

Thomas Barnes | Aug. 10, 1991


FOR37 - Coyote, Managing Coyote Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Jul. 19, 1991


FOR52 - Eastern Bluebirds Nesting Structure Design and Placement

Thomas Barnes | Jun. 9, 1991


FOR51 - Managing Muskrat Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Feb. 10, 1991


FOR48 - Bats: Information for Kentucky Homeowners

Thomas Barnes | Feb. 10, 1991


FOR46 - Snakes: Information for Kentucky Homeowners

Thomas Barnes | Sep. 18, 1990


FOR44 - Managing Woodchuck Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Sep. 10, 1990


FOR41 - Managing Chipmunk Problems in Kentucky

Thomas Barnes | Feb. 10, 1989


Wood Industry

FORFS20-04 - Crane Mat and Logging Mat Suppliers in Kentucky

Chad Niman | Oct. 15, 2020


FOR128 - Hardwood Dry Kiln Operation: A manual for operators of small dry kilns

Jun. 11, 2020


FORFS18-05 - Hauling Timber on County Roads

Chad Niman, Jeffrey Stringer, Z. Grigsby | Dec. 16, 2018


FORFS18-06 - Log Truck Weights Common to the Central Hardwood Region of Kentucky

Chad Niman, Jeffrey Stringer, Z. Grigsby | Dec. 16, 2018


FOR132 - A Start-Up Guide for Operators of Small Dry Kilns: A companion to A Checklist for Operators of Small Dry Kilns (FOR-131)

Terry Conners | Sep. 1, 2018


FOR131 - A Checklist for Operators of Small Dry Kilns

Terry Conners | Sep. 1, 2018


FORFS17-15 - Forestry Emerald Ash Borer - Shipping and Hauling Hardwood Firewood

C. Fackler | Jan. 12, 2018


FORFS17-13 - Forestry Emerald Ash Borer - Cutting and Hauling Ash Logs

C. Fackler | Jan. 12, 2018


FORFS17-14 - Forestry Emerald Ash Borer - EAB Treatment Procedures for Ash Lumber, Firewood, Logs, and Sawmill Residuals

C. Fackler | Jan. 12, 2018


Magazine - Marketing Your Small Hardwood Sawmill Business

Terry Conners | Jul. 15, 2016


FOR122 - How to Select and Buck Logs for Railroad Ties

Terry Conners | Mar. 4, 2016


FOR126 - Grain Patterns and Growth Rings

Terry Conners | Dec. 11, 2015


FOR124 - First Steps in Identifying Wood

Terry Conners | Dec. 11, 2015


FOR125 - Distinguishing Softwoods from Hardwoods

Terry Conners | Dec. 11, 2015


FOR123 - Introduction to Wood Structure and Characteristics

Terry Conners | Dec. 11, 2015


FOR127 - The First Separation of Softwood Species

Terry Conners | Dec. 1, 2015


FORTM06-01 - Forklift "Train the Trainer" Training Manual

Bobby Ammerman | Feb. 10, 2006


FORFS03-03 - The Importance of Kentucky Wood Products (KWPCC) to UK Wood Industry Training and how KWPCC's Help Makes Jobs and Grows Business in Kentucky

Terry Conners | Jun. 10, 2003


FORFS03-04 - A Snapshot View of the Kentucky Forest Products Industries

Terry Conners | Feb. 10, 2003


FORTM00-1 - Profile Knife Grinding Handbook

Bobby Ammerman | Feb. 10, 2000


FORTM00-2 - Moulder Set-up and Operation Handbook

Bobby Ammerman | Jan. 1, 2000


FORFS000-03 - Improving Rough Mill Yield at the Moulder

Bobby Ammerman | Jun. 15, 1998


Youth Education

4DF-03PC - Kentucky 4-H Forestry Project Planting Trees

Deborah Hill | Oct. 26, 2005


4DF-01PB - 4H Forestry Project: Introducing Yourself to Trees

Deborah Hill | Feb. 10, 2002


FOR95 - What is Forestry?

Billy Thomas | Jul. 10, 2000


FOR65 - Tree Tips

Deborah Hill | Jan. 1, 1999


FORFS06-01 - Youth Opportunities in Forestry Education

Deborah Hill | Sep. 26, 1998


FORFS98-13 - Tree Measurements - Using a Biltmore Stick

Deborah Hill | Feb. 10, 1998


FOR47 - Compass & Pacing

Deborah Hill | Sep. 10, 1990


Contact Information

Thomas Poe Cooper Building 730 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40546-0073