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Award-Winning Technology Transfer: Case Studies of Success

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The process of transferring new technology from the originator to the user is a challenge in today's information explosion. Messages may never reach their intended audience unless targeted appropriately and conveyed concisely. Examples of effective technology transfer are a publication titled Crop Tree Management in Eastern Hardwoods; the Wood In Transportation program that communicates modern timber bridge technology; GypsES, a computerized decision-support tool for pest management projects; and two video series produced by cooperative extension services.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Public Affairs Specialist, State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service, Morgantown, WV 26505

Publication date: 1998-02-01

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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