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Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Are you interested in investing in timberland but don't know where to start? We interviewed certified Forester and educator, Danielle Atkins of Land...

Apps for Tree Identification (and they're all free!)

Apps for Tree Identification (and they're all free!)

Tree identification apps are a helpful and handy tool for land owners, nature lovers and anyone interested in learning more about forests and...

An Introduction to WalkBehind Tractors for Small Acreage

An Introduction to Walk-Behind Tractors for Small Acreage

Walk behind tractors have been a small-farm equipment staple in Europe for decades and are becoming popular in the United States. To learn more, we...

7 Homesteading Podcasts You Should Listen To

7 Homesteading Podcasts You Should Listen To

Check out these podcasts to learn new homesteading skills while doing simple tasks like cooking dinner, prepping your garden or collecting eggs. We...

5 Things You Can Do To Improve The Value of Your Land

5 Things You Can Do To Improve The Value of Your Land

Investing in land has been shown to be a smart and lucrative way to diversify and grow your portfolio. However, just like with a traditional home,...

How To Farm In The WoodsAn Introduction to NonTimber Forest Products (NTFPs)

How To Farm In The Woods—An Introduction to Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs)

Wooded properties aren't just for growing timber! To learn more about agroforestry, we talked to Professor and Forest Management Extension...

Heres how to solve boggy problem areas on your land

Here’s how to solve boggy problem areas on your land

Wet, swampy areas on your land can be a headache. Consider these natural landscaping solutions to make the most of excess water.

The Benefits of Prescribed Burns for Private Forested Land

The Benefits of Prescribed Burns for Private Forested Land

Could prescribed burning benefit your rural forested property? It depends on several factors, but it can be accomplished on as little as one acre. A...

Turn Your Forest Land into a Certified Tree Farm

Turn Your Forest Land into a Certified Tree Farm

More than 74,000 family forest owners have turned their 19 million acres of timberland into certified tree farms. Should you? The director of the...

A Trail Building Tutorial for Recreational Land

A Trail Building Tutorial for Recreational Land

A recreational property, or any piece of wooded land, is not complete without some type of trail system. A trail building novice turned expert shares...