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Every state in the U.S. has a property tax program that lowers taxes for forest landowners. Greg Frey and Stephanie Snyder of the USDA Forest Service, with Justin Meier, Michael Kilgore, and Charlie Blinn of the University of Minnesota recently published two papers that build on their previous analysis of all fifty state property tax programs.
- Status and trends for the U.S. forest products sector: a technical document supporting the Forest Service 2020 RPA Assessment
Brandeis, Consuelo; Taylor, Marcus; Abt, Karen L.; Alderman, Delton; Buehlmann, Urs.
- Under what management and policy scenarios can alley cropping be a competitive alternative in the United States Southeast?
Frey, Gregory E.; Cary, Michael A.
- Potential alternative tree species as substrates for forest farming of log-grown shiitake mushrooms in the southeastern United States
Frey, Gregory E.; Durmus, Tarik; Sills, Erin O.; Isik, Fikret; Comer, Marcus M.
- Alley cropping as an alternative under changing climate and risk scenarios: A Monte-Carlo simulation approach
Cary, Michael A.; Frey, Gregory E.
- Regulation and practice of forest-management fires on private lands in the southeast United States: Legal open burns versus certified prescribed burns
Han, Xue; Frey, Gregory E; Sun, Changyou.