United States Department of Agriculture
Tamarack trees from certain seed sources survived and gew well when planted on good upland sites in northern Wisconsin. Tamarack appears to have potential for short rotation pulpwood production in the Lake States.
Soil temperature was measured for a year on a southeast-facing slope of 25 percent, latitude 43 degrees 50 minutes N. The spring-summer cover was unmowed alfalfa-bluegrass meadow, the fall-winter cover, meadow stubble. Snow cover was light or absent. The soil was Fayette silt loam, valley phase. The annual temperature wave at all depths followed the air temperature...
This 29th annual report shows 1974 pulpwood production by county and species group in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Production in these three Lake States climbed to 5.5 million cords in 1974 from 4.7 million cords in 1973.
More than 54 million board feet of veneer logs where cut in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in 1965, the largest cut since 1956. Oak showed the greatest increase. Eighty-seven percent of the total went for wall panels, doors, etc. The rest went into containers