Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fields

2016-03-18 Thread Geo Kloppel
An additional wrinkle that may affect a rural homeowner's plans to keep an abandoned field open through infrequent mowing is that certain shrub and tree species respond very aggressively to cutting, and in a single season can put up enough new woody growth to overwhelm the available machinery,

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Fields

2016-03-18 Thread John Confer
AYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Fields The mowing information/resource is very interesting. It seems to be directed to people with 15 acres or more. I have a 5 acre field that used to be in hay, but which is slowly going to scrub (right now it’s mainly goldenrod) because we stopped having i

[cayugabirds-l] Fields

2016-03-15 Thread Michele Emerick Brown
The mowing information/resource is very interesting. It seems to be directed to people with 15 acres or more. I have a 5 acre field that used to be in hay, but which is slowly going to scrub (right now it's mainly goldenrod) because we stopped having it cut. Could someone direct me to