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#3103628 - 12/31/12 09:19 PM Beech Undergrowth
Stick'n'String
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I have 40 acres with understory dominated by beech undergrowth that I need to get under control. Burning is out of the question and short of cutting each stem by hand are there any options??
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#3103727 - 12/31/12 11:30 PM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: Stick'n'String]
lpo1981
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Nope other than going thru there with a saw and cutting them or hiring somebody to do it.. I'm in the same boat as you with 36 acres dominated by it.. Next Monday the work begins as I start hammering away at them...
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#3103761 - 01/01/13 12:18 AM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: lpo1981]
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I'm there with ya on that
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#3103777 - 01/01/13 12:41 AM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: buckaroo]
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Any body tried herbicide control? From a little reading sounds like Pathfinder may be an option.
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#3103793 - 01/01/13 01:36 AM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: Stick'n'String]
primos32
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Right there with ya! Gonna be a long winter of cutting
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#3104229 - 01/01/13 11:37 AM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: primos32]
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 Originally Posted By: primos32
Right there with ya! Gonna be a long winter of cutting
yep,me too
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#3104231 - 01/01/13 11:37 AM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: primos32]
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Lots and lots of beech cutting on my schedule.
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#3104257 - 01/01/13 11:46 AM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: BSK]
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Rent a skid steer with a forestry mulcher.
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#3104551 - 01/01/13 03:04 PM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: BSK]
Stick'n'String
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
Lots and lots of beech cutting on my schedule.


Brian- any particular method? Do you just hinge them or try cut at ground level? I see a really sore back in my future?

Anyone know where I can rent a brush cutter or if I can just install a blade on my home weed eater?
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#3105050 - 01/01/13 07:56 PM Re: Beech Undergrowth [Re: Stick'n'String]
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