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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...and requirements, so it will
be impossible to give definite and conclusive directions that would
satisfy all conditions. However, when once the principles are
understood and undertaken the road to success and profit is easy.
The Forestry Department of the Agricultural College is in constant
communication with owners of farm woodlots and woodland generally
and considers it a part of its duty to give information for the
improvement of such land. Q. Would you advise planting trees in
rows for windbreaks? A. In some cases. Q. Where can seeds of forest
trees be procured? A. Of Otto Katzenstein, Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. E.
M. Moore: I do not think it pays farmers to propagate forest trees
from seed as they can purchase seedlings one or two years old for a
dollar or two per thousand. Q. Will chestnuts do well in this part
of the State? A. I can cite instances where they have been
profitable. Q. At what age do chestnuts begin to bear? A. When
twenty years old they will produce four to ten bushels per tree.
THE FORESTRY PROBLEM OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN. PROF. FILIBERT ROTH, ANN
ARBOR. If we think of the forestry problem of Southern Michigan as
being the right use and care of the farmer's woodlot, we can say
that the forestry problem of Northern Michigan is the right use and
care of our remaining forests, and our large areas of wild and
denuded lands is has been pointed out, the woodlot is an affair of
individual effort, of good will and good sense, in which the action
of the State is of secondary importance. The care of our forests
and still more of our large areas of wild and denunded lands is
also one of individual effort and good will, but it is far more one
of right law and good government. Under present laws we cannot have
forestry in Northern...
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Michigan State Agriculture
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