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1 Products Made from North Dakota Trees and Shrubs Joe Zeleznik Dunn Co. SCD - Women’s Ag. Night October 19, 2005

2 Outline

3 Introduction

4 Outline Introduction Wood and lumber

5 Outline Introduction Wood and lumber Specialty wood products

6 Outline Introduction Wood and lumber Specialty wood products Food!

7 Introduction

8 Top 3 deciduous: –Trees: Green ash, Russian-olive, “Poplar” –Shrubs: Chokecherry, Buffaloberry, Wild plum

9 Introduction Top 3 deciduous: –Trees: Green ash, Russian-olive, “Poplar” –Shrubs: Chokecherry, Buffaloberry, Wild plum –Together ~40% of ND sales Tree species approved: 25 Shrub species approved: 33

10 Introduction Top 3 deciduous: –Trees: Green ash, Russian-olive, “Poplar” –Shrubs: Chokecherry, Buffaloberry, Wild plum –Together ~40% of ND sales Tree species approved: 25 Shrub species approved: 33 Top 2 conifers: –Colorado blue spruce, Black Hills spruce (37%) Species approved: 7

11 Wood and Lumber

12 In 2003, 9 sawmills (Haugen and Harsel, in press)

13 Wood and Lumber In 2003, 9 sawmills (Haugen and Harsel, in press) >94% is cottonwood

14 Wood and Lumber In 2003, 9 sawmills (Haugen and Harsel, in press) >94% is cottonwood >77% from Cass, Grand Forks, Richland and Traill Counties

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16 Wood and Lumber In 2003, 9 sawmills (Haugen and Harsel, in press) <50,000 board feet of lumber >94% is cottonwood >77% from Cass, Grand Forks, Richland and Traill Counties ND sawmills

17 NORTH DAKOTA SAWMILL DIRECTORY By: Robert Harsel Forest Resource Mgt. Specialist ND FOREST SERVICE 4/2001

18 Other sawmills, loggers Nathan Eisble, Crystal (701) Brad Kingery, (701) Ralph Fried, Mandan (701) Russell Stadstad, Manvel (701)

19 Wood and Lumber In 2003, 9 sawmills (Haugen and Harsel, in press) >94% is cottonwood >77% from Cass, Grand Forks, Richland and Traill Counties ND sawmills Species...

20 All wood salvaged from windbreak renovation projects

21 Bur oak dresser Craig Stange, Bismarck

22 Siberian elm recipe file Craig Stange, Bismarck

23 Green ash trailer decking Craig Stange, Bismarck

24 Specialty Wood Products

25 Woody florals –Any woody plant species that has a colorful or unusually shaped stem, bud, flower, fruit or even leaf can become a decorative floral product.

26 Specialty Wood Products Woody florals –Any woody plant species that has a colorful or unusually shaped stem, bud, flower, fruit or even leaf can become a decorative floral product. –Show and tell.

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28 Specialty Wood Products Woody florals –Any woody plant species that has a colorful or unusually shaped stem, bud, flower, fruit or even leaf can become a decorative floral product. –Markets: “A small group of growers have formed an organization called Nebraska Woody Florals, and have been harvesting, processing and marketing WFs... and selling them regionally in Omaha, Lincoln, Kansas City, Chicago and St. Louis. They are doing incredible things” Scott Josiah, NE State Forester

29 Specialty Wood Products Woody florals Carving – basswood and bark –Basswood blocks from the store:

30 Specialty Wood Products Woody florals Carving – basswood and bark –Basswood blocks from the store: –Cottonwood bark:

31 Mickey Tokach, Mandan

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33 Specialty Wood Products Woody florals Carving – basswood and bark –Basswood blocks from the store: –Cottonwood bark: Turning...

34 Boxelder bowl Art Tokach, Mandan

35 Boxelder bowl Art Tokach, Mandan

36 Juniper (?) bowl Art Tokach, Mandan

37 Russian-olive goblet Craig Stange, Bismarck

38 Food!

39 Chokecherry Juneberry American plum Buffaloberry Sand cherry Black chokeberry Hawthorn Highbush cranberry (American cranberrybush) Crabapple Boxelder Seaberry (sea-buckthorn)

40 Seaberry (Sea-buckthorn)

41 Seaberry (Sea-buckthorn)

42 Food! Chokecherry Juneberry American plum Buffaloberry Sand cherry Black chokeberry Hawthorn Highbush cranberry (American cranberrybush) Crabapple Boxelder Sea-buckthorn (seaberry) Jam/jelly Syrup Wine (Nuts)

43 Food! ND Companies buying wild fruit:

44 Maple River Winery - Casselton Bear Creek Winery - Fargo Pointe of View Winery - Burlington The Juneberry Patch - Velva Dakota Seasonings - Harvey (Rolling Hills Winery - Culbertson, MT) (Berry Dakota - Jamestown) (Golden Prairie Winery - Bowman) (Mabel’s - Fargo)

45 Food! ND Companies buying wild fruit: –Maple River Winery - Casselton –Dakota Seasonings/Amberland Foods - Harvey –The Juneberry Patch - Velva (and many others) –Bear Creek Winery - Fargo –Pointe of View Winery - Burlington –(Berry Dakota - Jamestown) –(Mabel’s - Fargo) –(Golden Prairie Winery - Bowman) –(Rolling Hills Winery - Culbertson, MT) –Prices:

46 Marketing

47 Niche markets do exist

48 Marketing Niche markets do exist Be careful!

49 Marketing Niche markets do exist Be careful! Marketing/business assistance Extension: –Chet Hill, Williston, –Rudy Radke, Fargo,


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