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Cutting Fuel Wood at a Profit

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Farm woodlots are of vast importance because of their large aggregate acreage, their relative accessibility, and the fact that they usually contain valnable hardwood. In this article, the author, signally successful in introducing forestry to farm woodlots owners, describes his method of approach. He has found that the average farmer fears that forestry practice does not pay; he, therefore, induces the farmer to keep a record of costs and makes him a second visit to discuss results. The second visit is the pivotal point of his success.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Extension Forester, Cornell University

Publication date: December 1, 1930

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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