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Old 12-29-2006, 11:09 AM   #1
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Wood from Orchards

There is a nice pecan orchard near by where the owner locates trees and limbs that have fallen or been cut into one area. Anyone can come and cut out of this pile what they want. He burns the rest.

I am concerned about the chemical used to spray for worms and such. I am sure he sprays every year or so. I am not so much worried about the heart wood as I am the big limbs that have been sprayed over and over for several years.

Any Agricultural Extension Agents out there who can offer some advice?

If not then just anyone with advice will do.
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well first I'd ask the guy what he sprays on em, and then research those chemicals.
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Old 12-29-2006, 11:18 AM   #3
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Somebody eats the pecans don't they?
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Somebody eats the pecans don't they?
This is very true.
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The guy that owns the BBQ joint by my house uses apple wood from orchards.
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If you go up to Romeo, some of the orchards along Van Dyke have it sitting out for sale. Last time I was up there I got 20lbs for $5.
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If you go up to Romeo, some of the orchards along Van Dyke have it sitting out for sale. Last time I was up there I got 20lbs for $5.
Usaually around trimming time?
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Nope, right now...saw some the night before Christmas Eve when I was up that way.
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I struck a deal with an apple orchard here...I bring 2 butts cooked and I take as much wood as I can fit in my van!
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Nope, right now...saw some the night before Christmas Eve when I was up that way.
I'll have to keep my eyes open, thanks Bruce.
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