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This demonstration "sold" the idea of timber thinning to Chas Rodgers and his neighbors of Rown County

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Title:
This demonstration "sold" the idea of timber thinning to Chas Rodgers and his neighbors of Rown County
Subjects:
Agricultural extension work
Farm forestry
Forest thinning
Forests and forestry -- North Carolina
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-005-bx0014-010-085
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. #247. 1929. This demonstration "sold" the idea of timber thinning to Chas Rodgers and his neighbors of Rowan County. Result - 15 cords of fuelwood per acre was cut from the stunted, crippled, and over crowded trees, (otherwise "scrap") and leaving a full stand of the better, thrifty trees.
Genre:
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina State College. School of Forestry more info on North Carolina State College. School of Forestry 
Location:
Rowan County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs