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Forestry--Essential to Delta Agriculture

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Timber growing should have a place in diversified soil-use plans. It may offer relief for some of the economic ills that beset the farmer because of decreasing cotton markets and other agricultural ills; gainful employment during slack times; and a profitable crop in a program of wise land use. As a first step an educational program to arouse interest in forestry and to pave the way for more equitable taxation for land handled for timber production is recommended.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: University of Arkansas

Publication date: August 1, 1939

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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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