Plots look good. Keep us updated.
Whenever the loggers come back they will be taking some of the trees in the fence rows along side of the fields. It is a little more open than it looks in the pics. These pics were taken early morning before the sun really got up. the plots get some really good full sun for a good while through the day. There is a thick patch of woods between them that teh deer use a lot. I do not want to disturb this area too much. The left side of plot B is pretty much field with a few trees mixed in. The trees along side of the fields do not really block too much sun. We have had plots in these fields for the last 6 years with great success.Dutch said:Those plots look real nice.
Have you considered dropping some of the trees on either side of the plot to allow for more sunlight and to allow the area to thicken up a bit? You wouldn't have to drop all the trees, but some might help. Leave the tops lay and use the rest for firewood? The tops will help protect from browsing any seedlings that get started.