Forestry, Services

Quite often at ALM, we operate under NRCS Code 666 guidelines to complete projects that are partially funded by NRCS or other governmental entities. These guidelines can help a landowner understand the direction of the project and how it might be best implemented. All practices must be adapted to specific projects but these guidelines are a great place to start from. Forests are not just collections of trees; they are complex ecosystems teeming with biodiversity, providing essential services like clean air, water filtration, and habitat for countless species. Natural Resources ConservationSEE DETAILS

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Agriculture, Services

There are 3 options for removing your orchard to make way for the new. There are some positives for each and some cons for each, here we will try to line them out without making it too complicated. Pile and Burn This is exactly what it sounds like, throw them in a pile and light them off. Here are some pros and cons:PROS: Most people have the equipment readily available to complete this project, usually just an excavator and or dozer.Can be done in-house with the existing labor force.Can be doneSEE DETAILS

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Agriculture, Services

Introduction: When the time comes to remove a hazelnut orchard to make way for new developments, selecting the most suitable method is crucial. Among the available options, the Mulch and Rotovate technique proves to be highly advantageous for hazelnut orchard removal. This process, involving mulching the trees and thorough soil cultivation, offers specific benefits tailored to hazelnut orchards compared to alternative methods. In this article, we will explore why Mulching and Rotovating are often preferred for hazelnut orchard removal. Efficiency and Adaptability for Hazelnut Orchards: One of the notable advantagesSEE DETAILS <span class="mor...

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Agriculture, Services

When we started this we really didn’t expect blueberry removal to be one of our most useful offerings. I didn’t think it was a big deal to take blueberries out. They seem like such a small light shrub that they would be the easiest of all the crops. It turns out I was wrong, but that turned out alright for everyone involved. They have become one of our favorite crops to work on and we have put a lot into optimizing our process.It all began fairly crude, backing over rowsSEE DETAILS

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Forestry, Services

Most would define the question of, “how much does it cost to mulch some brush”, as impossible to narrow down. However, over the years we have mulched our share of brush, so we are going to give it a whirl. For this article, we are going to focus on the small rural landowner type of mulching. If you are someone who has land covered in brush and you are looking to open it up, we hope by the end of this article you will be better informed about brush mulching.SEE DETAILS

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