Improving Forests through Better Logging: Why Rob the Bank You Own?

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $17,948.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2010
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Additional Plants: trees


  • Crop Production: agroforestry, forestry

    Proposal summary:

    This project will document and demonstrate the technical feasibility and economic profitability of crop tree management combined with Best Management Practices. Crop tree management improves forests by harvesting poor trees first to concentrate resources on high quality trees while Best Management Practices protect soil and water quality to ensure sustainability.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.