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The Place of Forestry in the New Agricultural Conservation Program

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The new Agricultural Conservation Program, replacing the invalidated A.A.A., may provide a major stimulant to farm forestry. This is of especial significance in the Northeast, where farm woodlands constitute such an important element in rural economy. Planting of forest trees has already been recognized as a basis for federal aid under the new act. Fencing of woodland against grazing and silvicultural measures for forest improvement have been recommended for payments by some of the Northeastern states. Specifications to cover payments for forest improvement practice are proposed by the author.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Northern Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: 1936-07-01

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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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