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Forestry, the Cinderella of Agricultural Colleges

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A study of professional education in forestry was undertaken in 1934 by the Connell in order to fulfill the mandate of the Constitution that a list of schools of forestry be approved by them, the graduates of which will be accepted as Junior Members of the Society without further evidence of their educational training. The approved list of schools appears in S.A.F. AFFAIRS for December. Certain definite conclusions were drawn from this stndy, with respect to the position of departments of forestry located in state agricultnral colleges, which are set forth in this article, the publication of which has the approval of the Council.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Professor of Forest Management, Yale University, and President, Society of American Foresters

Publication date: January 1, 1936

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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