Timber Talk

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The Nebraska Forest Service publishes Timber Talk as a service to the forest industry of Nebraska. Issues are sent quarterly: March, June, September, and December. We no longer mail physical copies, but an archive of previous issues is listed for your convenience. 

2019 Archive

December

September

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  • Wet weather slows forest industry
  • NFS hiring foresters
  • Great Plains Biochar Initiative

June

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  • Partnership Assists Wood Products Businesses
  • NMEP Names Director
  • National Walnut Council Meeting
  • Industry Spotlight: Jessen Pasture Renovation

2018 Archive

December

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  • NDA Expands EAB Quarantine
  • Forest Products Grants Available
  • Wildfires and Communities in Nebraska
  • Forest Industry Spotlight:“Good Neighbor Authority” in Nebraska

September

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  • American Logger Council Seeking Great Plains Chapter
  • Woody Biomass Heating Assistance Available
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs Preparing for Walnut Timber Sale
  • Forest Industry Spotlight: Much Ado about Residue

June

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  • The Urban Wood Network: Bringing the Value of Urban Wood to Light
  • State Firewood Regulations Impacting Firewood Producers
  • NE Legislative Study: Redcedar
  • Forest Industry Spotlight: Between Two Trees (Brady, NE)

March

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  • Evaluating Timber Harvest Potential in Western Nebraska
  • Lincoln Schools, NFS to Demo Urban Lumber Use
  • NFS, Wilson Biochar to Free Offer Biochar Workshop

2017 Archive

December

September

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  • Letter from the Editor - Governor's "Red Tape Review"
  • Understanding Moisture Meters
  • Nebraska Forest Industry Spotlight - MTS Tree Service

June

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  • American Wood Fibers
  • Pine Ridge Sawmill Ready to Come Back to Life
  • Nebraska Forest Industry Spotlight - Lifestyle Kitchens
  • Forest Products Specialists Tour Nebraska Facilities

March

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  • Bringing Innovative Timber Construction to Nebraska
  • Using Biochar to Reduce Cattle Emissions
  • Nebraska Forest Industry Spotlight - Dudley's Dew-Right Tree Service
  • Nebraska Wood Energy Team Conducting Statewide Analysis

2016 Archive

December

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  • Using Forest Residues from Forest Operations
  • Forest Industry Spotlight - High Plains Biochar
  • Alaska Airlines' first flight with biofuel made from forest residuals
  • The Four "P's" of Marketing Your Small Business

September

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  • Green Star Gasifier Seeking Wood Fuel
  • Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Eastern Nebraska
  • Forest Industry Spotlight - High Plains Biochar

June

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  • Nieman Restoring Pine Ridge Timber Purchasing
  • Kiln-Drying Multiple Thicknesses and Species
  • Forest Industry Spotlight - Walton Services
  • Nebraska Develops Wood Energy Team

March

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  • Open for Business: Nebraska's Urban Wood Basket
  • Tips to Reduce Drying Defect
  • Nebraska Forest Industry Spotlight — OxBows Rustic Furniture
  • Dry Kiln Operator Workshop