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Income from Farm Woodlands

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Records of managed woodlands on 89 farms covering variable periods up to six years are summarized on an annual basis for high, medium, and low income groups. The methods used in obtaining these records are described and the results interpreted. It is held that to the owner-operator the return on the farmer's labor is the most significant measure of success in woodland operations. The author also stresses the need for more information on the financial aspects of farm management. A comment is attached in which suggestions are offered for presenting the author's figures in other significant arrangements.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Chief, Regional Forestry Division, Soil Conservation Service, Milwaukee, Wis.

Publication date: October 1, 1945

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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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