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Book Review: Land-Grant Universities and Extension into the 21st Century: Renegotiating or Abandoning a Social Contract

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Land-Grant Universities and Extension into the 21st Century: Renegotiating or Abandoning a Social Contract, by George R. McDowell, stimulates some very necessary and long overdue thinking about our nation's Cooperative Extension Service.

Keywords: cooperative extension; education; environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources

Document Type: Book Review

Affiliations: 1: Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement Office of Extension and Engagement, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695-7012, stephen_jones@ncsu.edu 2: Director Humanities Extension/Publications, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

Publication date: 2003-10-01

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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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