Rates of Return from Christmas Tree Plantations Two Case Studies in New Hampshire
Abstract:Two case histories of investments in balsam fir (Abies balsamea [L.] Mill.) Christmas tree plantations are reviewed. Rates of return were found varying from 25 percent to 55 percent depending on harvesting cycles, relevance of land costs, labor rates, and availability of Agricultural Conservation Program (ACP) aid.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Director, Project development, Dead River Co., Bangor, Me.
Publication date: 1970-02-01
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