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Choosing The Best Pine Tree Seedlings With Jason Watson of ArborGen

This is Huntin’ Land, the podcast for landowners and land hunters. If you like to stay up to date on hunting tactics, land management, land values, and land market dynamics, this is the podcast for you. On this episode, Joe, Clint, and Butch talk with Jason Watson, Reforestation Advisor with ArborGen, about choosing the best pine tree seedlings for your rural property, wildlife, and investment. Jason will cover seedling options available, determining your goals, seedlings transportation, and the growing process. And lastly, what are the most important questions you should be asking before planting or buying. Enjoy the show, happy hunting, and happy growing.

 

 

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As a landowner, it is important to know what your land is worth. You may find yourself asking the questions like,  “how much is my land worth today,” “how much is my land worth per acre,” “how much is timberland worth,” “what is my farmland worth,” “how much is agricultural land worth,” and other such questions. Many factors go in to determining the value of land and seeking out the wisdom of experts is a great place to find the answers to your questions.

Each week, on the Huntin’ Land Podcast, we will bring in various experts to help provide answers to the important questions landowners have.

 

Choosing The Best Pine Tree Seedlings

What species options do we have to choose from?
  • good opportunity to educate on the different types of pine tree seedlings

How do we know which species is best for our goals?

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  • Open pollinated – mother known
  • Mass control pollinated – both parents known
  • Varietal or clones
  • best for wildlife
  • One of the main reasons people favor longleaf is because of the ability to burn it earlier and more frequently. How do the different species compare in this regard?
    • best for total income
    • best for soil type
    • best for site location
    • which species is best for invasive species?

On a normal site, with normal site prep, when will most stands be ready to thin?

What kind of questions should I ask (my forester) about the nursery they are getting seedlings from?

  • member of Auburn U research COOP?
  • how seedlings are grown
  • how seedlings are transported
  • good opportunity to share your guidance what you’ve learned about growing pine tree seedlings over the years

 

This week’s show has been brought to you by Joe Baya and Clint Flowers, members of the top producing team at National Land Realty, the fastest growing and most innovative land brokerage in the nation. With hunting season right around the corner and interest rates at historic lows, now is a great time to be buying or selling land. If you want to learn more, shoot us an email at pros@landhuntin.com or call us at 855-NLR-LAND.

 

Ep117: Choosing The Best Pine Tree Seedlings

 

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Tune in each week as we bring in various experts to help provide answers to important land owner questions like, “how much is my land worth today,” “how much is my land worth per acre,” “how much is timberland worth,” “what is my farmland market worth,” “how much is agricultural land worth,” and other such questions. Many factors go in to determining the value of land and seeking out the wisdom of experts is a great place to find the answers to your questions.


 

 

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