Forestry and Land Use in the Central States

Author: Day, Ralph K.

Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 32, Number 1, 1 January 1934 , pp. 57-62(6)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Abstract:

There is a surprisingly general misconception, even among foresters, that forestry in the Central States constitutes little more than the proper management of farmwoods. The dominance of agriculture throughout the "Corn Belt" and the fact that our main transcontinental railroads and highways traverse this rich agricultural section have created the impression that the terms "Corn Belt" and "Central States" are synonymous. The author here interestingly considers the economic, silvicultural and utilization problems peculiar to the farmwoods of this region.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Central States Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: January 1, 1934

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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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