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George and Emmett Turbyfill studying timber estimation on their forestry club project, 1927

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Title:
George and Emmett Turbyfill studying timber estimation on their forestry club project, 1927
Subjects:
Forest management
Young farmers' clubs
Scrub pine
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-008-bx0028-001-006
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 #110, 1927. George and Emmett Turbyfill studying timber estimation on their forestry club project. County Agent J.W. Hendricks acting as instructor. These boys were the first Forestry club boys in North Carolina. From a pure stand of Virginia pine they cut 12 cords of thinnings and left 893 trees per acres. This project is not completed as approximately 300 more trees will be removed during the coming season.
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Maiden (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs