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Mr. R.L. McLurd and a group of his neighbors studying plans for management of this crop of shortleaf pines

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Title:
Mr. R.L. McLurd and a group of his neighbors studying plans for management of this crop of shortleaf pines
Subjects:
Farm forestry
Forest thinning
Forests and forestry -- North Carolina
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-005-bx0014-010-055
Photographer:
Graeber, R. W., 1888-1967 more info on Graeber, R. W. (Robert Walter), 1888-1967 
Created Date:
Description:
Transcribed from back: Farm Forestry Series by R.W. Graeber, Extension Forester. #257. 1929. Mr. R.L. McLurd and a group of his neighbors studying plans for management of this crop of shortleaf pines. This crop needs thinning. Farmers of this section have three or more markets for poles cut in thinning such timber: 1 - Firewood at home, 2 - Firewood to be sold in towns nearby, 3 - For making yarn spools manufactured at several Gaston County points. Mr. L.B. Altman, County Agent, is taking an active interest in promoting forest management among Gaston County farmers.
Genre:
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina State College. School of Forestry more info on North Carolina State College. School of Forestry 
Location:
Gaston County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs