Handouts for Practical Farmers of Iowa We have handouts from
Tom's 2016 short course on
establishment and maintenance of tree plantings, the Iowa
Woodland Suitability Table on
soils and his 2012 session which outlines the
successful establishment of tree planting.
Trees for Sale:
Check out our new items for 2016. We are already sold out of many trees for
April 2016 shipping or pickup. We will have all trees available in pots this
July, ready for planting this summer or fall.
Form: A printable form for ordering our trees.
2016 Newsletter/Catalog: Is
complete. Help yourself to a digital copy. Some items are sold out.
Iowa Nut Growers
posted videos of Tom talking about growing
Jeff Jensen, of Iowa Nut Growers Association, did a nice job on the filming
Iowa Ingredient did a segment on chestnuts in July, 2013 (episode #206).
You can watch the 4 1/2 minutes featuring Red Fern Farm at "Chestnuts
from Red Fern Farm".
Tom's Farmiar Talk:
Listen and watch a 1 & 1/2 hour presentation by Tom
Wahl on "Opportunities in Agroforestry". This was part of the Farminar
series sponsored and organized by Practical Farmers of Iowa and presented on
February 16, 2010. This page explains all the How-to of listening to Tom's
or other Farminar presentations and the link to his talk.
Market to Market did a nice segment on chestnuts in Iowa including an
interview with Tom Wahl. It broadcasted on December 25, 2009.
Chestnut Brochure: A
brochure with information on curing, cooking and storing fresh chestnuts.
Good recipes too. Feel free to print copies for your chestnut customers.
What is Comprehensive
Integrated Agroforestry? A description of an experimental agroforestry
system for the production of tree crops.
A Word About Tree
Shelters: Advice on the benefits and pitfalls of different types of tree
Costs And Possible
Income Per Acre Financial projections of some tree crops.
Good Sources of Tree Information Links, books, and organizations that are interesting to crop
Who & Where is Red Fern Farm? A description of who and where we are.
The Chestnut Primer: A
manual on the growing of chestnuts by Tom Wahl. You can also download a pdf copy of the
Grafting: A nifty little guide about grafting created by Tom Wahl. Click
away for a pdf copy.