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American walnut brings a touch of class to Swiss private clinic’s main lobby

The American Hardwood Export Commission (AHEC) - January 27, 2015 - The Daler Hospital is a private surgical and maternity clinic located at the heart of the historic city of Freiburg, Switzerland, with a rich medieval heritage. The hospital sits on a wooded slope on one of the city’s many hillsides. This private clinic was founded in 1917 at the request of a local banker and devout Protestant, Jules Daler. In his will he bequeathed the best part of his estate to creating a private foundation... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 0 comments
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Wisconsin's Wood Product Sales Growing Overseas

Due to the high demand for wood products both domestically and in foreign countries, Wisconsin trade officials have set in motion a marketing subvention to aid in the development and selling of forestry products overseas.  Through this marketing strategy, which includes a video highlighting various areas of the Wisconsin hardwood and lumber industry, trade officials hope to promote and bring awareness to Wisconsin’s diverse and thriving timber and forestry industries.   Jen... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, January 26, 2015 | 1 comments
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Invasive Snails!

Vacuum-steam treatment for invasive snails proves promising BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 7, 2015 – The U.S. East Coast and some port areas such as Houston, Texas, are being invaded by snails that hitchhike in containers shipped from the Mediterranean. The snails have been found on black walnut, black cherry, hickory, yellow-poplar, and red oaks. A 45-minute treatment in a portable chamber where vacuum and then steam is applied to pallets full of infested goods offers a promising solution. ... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Thursday, January 8, 2015 | 0 comments
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