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Since World War I, the planning environment of farming in the United States has changed beyond recognition, as new laws set up agencies and programs designed to improve the farmers' lot and develop a sound agricultural industry. If we are serious about improving private incentives to forestry, farm experience suggests that we should try to correct imperfections in such basic institutions as markets, ownership, credit and information.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forest Economist and Lecturer on Biology, Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA.

Publication date: April 1, 1975

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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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