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  • Publication . Other literature type . 2009
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Bromley, Peter T.; Starr, James; Sims, Jared; Coffman, David;
    Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Country: United States

    Drawing from forestry and wildlife research results, this publication explains the interaction of Virginia wildlife with its forests. It outlines forest management practices that support wildlife and give tips for management of specific species.

  • Publication . Other literature type . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Day, Eric R.;
    Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Country: United States

    Describes the Pine Tortoise Scale, its natural history, its impact on pine trees, and means of control.

  • Publication . Other literature type . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Flessner, Michael; Cahoon, Charlie;
    Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Country: United States

    Provides current information about field crops, and notes management practices for weeds, pests, and diseases. There is also a section on protection of honeybees.

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Blinn, Christine Elizabeth;
    Publisher: Virginia Tech
    Country: United States

    The overall objective of this study was to determine if remotely sensed data could be used to model scenic beauty. Terrestrial digital images from within forest stands located in Prince Edward Gallion State Forest near Farmville, Virginia were rated for their scenic bea...

  • Publication . Other literature type . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Dangle, Chandler; Vinson, Andrew; Barrett, Scott M.;
    Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Country: United States

    Discusses forest management, sustainability and harvesting practices in Virginia. Also notes variation in harvest types by region with factors including terrain, climate, soil characteristics and local markets. Main harvest types are complete, thin, and commercial selec...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Castelhano, Michael Joseph;
    Publisher: Virginia Tech
    Country: United States

    Rural areas of most developing nations are dependent on agriculture. In the most remote areas, sometimes referred to as the "less favored areas" (LFAs), the economic importance of agriculture is paramount. An important obstacle to development in these areas is that agri...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Peduzzi, Alicia;
    Publisher: Virginia Tech
    Country: United States

    The overall objectives of this dissertation were to (1) determine whether leaf area index (LAI) (Chapter 2), as well as stem density and height to live crown (Chapter 3) can be estimated accurately in intensively managed pine plantations using small-footprint, multiple-...

  • Publication . Other literature type . 2009
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Bratsch, Tony;
    Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Country: United States

    Discusses for cultivation of small fruit crops the importance of planning, in particular for selection of cultivars, weed control, soil fertility and soil building.

  • Publication . Other literature type . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Downing, Adam K.; Gagnon, Jennifer L.;
    Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Country: United States

    Discusses factors and conditions relating to the sale of timber that should be always be considered, including why selling occurs, when to sell, and how to sell.

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Fike, John H.; Downing, Adam K.; Munsell, John F.; Daniel, J. B.; Teutsch, Christopher D.; Mercier, Kelly; Pent, Gabriel J.;
    Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Country: United States

    Discusses the concept of silvopastures, the inclusion of trees with forage and livestock production in a rotational grazing system. This system can improve forage production, animal comfort, increase farm resource use efficiency, increase farm income, and reduce environ...