The Place of Naval Stores Operations in Forest Management
The naval stores region covers some 44 million acres and supplies labor to several thousand workers. Timberland owners are continually confronted with the problem of whether to turpentine or not. Upon their decision depends to an important degree the success of the South in providing labor for the already hard-pressed workers who are out of jobs because of reduced cotton acreage and roving instincts. Timber growing in the South, including turpentining, must play an increasing part in land use and in providing jobs. Will it do it?
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Forest Managers, Inc.
Publication date: 01 July 1939