TITLE

Do-gooders can make it hard to get the wood out

AUTHOR(S)
Epperson, Jerry
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;6/9/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the cutting of trees for the economic value of the forest is as natural as fishing. Growth of timber by farmers for occasional cutting as a source of income; View that trees are a crop just like corn or soybean.
ACCESSION #
9974907

 

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