NEWS
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:55 AM CDT

In the first minutes after a heavy storm passes, the high-pitched growl of chain saws begins to echo across the landscape. “They are tremendously powerful tools,” says Charlie Hoffman, a certified arborist and account manager with outdoor power supplier Golden Eagle Distributing Corp., Trevor, Wis.


The scene after a heavy storm or tornado is one of chaos—jumbled branches, tangled wires and sheet metal wrapped around trees stripped of bark. There’s a crushed pickup, a roof torn from the barn and a 100-year-old oak laying on the house. The desire to do something, to do anything, is overpowering. Cutting trees looks ...

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