A standing tract of timber can bring anywhere from $300 to $700 per acre. Harvesting is a selective process of removing mature trees. About half of the volume can be removed in a sustainable manner.
The destructive insect's first known infestation in the St. Louis area, was discovered by an employee at an industrial park on Highway N, a few miles south of Interstate 64. He noticed a declining ash tree in the parking lot.
These fish aren't biting. Paddlefish never do. They eat by filtering plankton as water passes through their gills. Watch the video.
Forests and farms may seem like two completely different things, but agroforestry puts them together. Listen to the audio.
Unsuspecting woodland owners selling timber often fall victim to a practice known as "high-grading" — cutting the best trees and leaving the rest.
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