Wayne Bell & IFCO – New Trees, Deep Roots

New Trees, Deep Roots How Wayne Bell and the International Forest Company are popularizing genetically improved container seedlings   “This is what a bare root seedling looks like,” says Wayne Bell as he cradles the slender trunk of a tree no longer than his forearm. He taps its root plug against a metal tray, crumbling … Continued

Conservation Reserve Program for Wildlife Habitat & Wetlands

Secretary Vilsack has announced an additional 800,000 acres to be dedicated to the CRP program for wildlife habitat and wetlands.  The Department of Agriculture will accept new offers to participate under a general signup to begin December 1, 2015 through February 26, 2016.

The Ten Commandments for Planting Pine Container Seedlings

Tom Starkey recently visited International Forest Company’s (IFCO) open house and presented, “The Ten Commandments for Better Container Seedling Survival”. His presentation was immensely informative and valuable to our landowners, so we thought we’d share it!

Production Quality with Efficiency

  Production Quality with Efficiency From the time container nurseries in the southern United States began things have changed drastically.  From methods to sow the crop to those used to ship it, the evolution of nursery practices are as wide spread as an artist color palette.  Not that we in the nursery are artists but we … Continued