Robert Bean, central region chief forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry, measured the state record yellow buckeye tree on Peter Gingerich’s farm in rural Casey County on Tuesday. The Kentucky Division of Forestry keeps tabs on the largest trees among dozens of species to assess forest health. This yellow buckeye tree is the largest known in the state. The tree is measured every 5 years.
Robert Bean, central region chief forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry, measured the state record yellow buckeye tree on Peter Gingerich’s farm in rural Casey County on Tuesday. The Kentucky Division of Forestry keeps tabs on the largest trees among dozens of species to assess forest health. This yellow buckeye tree is the largest known in the state. The tree is measured every 5 years. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
Robert Bean, central region chief forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry, measured the state record yellow buckeye tree on Peter Gingerich’s farm in rural Casey County on Tuesday. The Kentucky Division of Forestry keeps tabs on the largest trees among dozens of species to assess forest health. This yellow buckeye tree is the largest known in the state. The tree is measured every 5 years. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

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