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  • Understanding casualty loss of timber 

    Godsey, Larry D. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "One of the most common questions regarding tax treatment of timber has to do with casualty losses. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), a casualty is defined as the damage, destruction or loss of a property ...
  • Succession planning for woodland owners 

    Watson, David; Godsey, Larry (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "The United States is blessed with a diverse portfolio of natural resources. Not least among them is our vast timberland. Every region of the country has its own unique forest type, suited for its individual geographic and ...
  • Using NRCS technical and financial assistant for agroforestry and woody crop establishment through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) 

    Cartwright, Lauren; Goodrich, Nate; Cai, Zhen; Gold, Michael (University of Missouri Extension, 2020)
    "The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is an agency of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) that is responsible for assisting landowners to address resource concerns on private land to improve our soil, ...
  • Funding incentives for agroforestry in Missouri 

    Godsey, Larry D. (University of Missouri Extension, 2018)
    This publication is designed to help landowners and natural resource professionals find appropriate sources of funding for establishing and maintaining agroforestry practices. The financial success of agroforestry practices ...
  • Tax considerations for the establishment of agroforestry practices 

    Godsey, Larry D. (University of Missouri Extension, 2018)
    "Agroforestry is an integrated set of land management practices that helps land and forest owners to diversify products, markets and farm income, while simultaneously improving soil and water quality, enhancing wildlife ...
  • Growing Chinese Chestnuts in Missouri (2012) 

    Hunt, Ken; Gold, Michael Alan; Reid, William; Warmund, Michele, 1956- (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
    "Chinese chestnut is an emerging new tree crop for Missouri and the Midwest. The Chinese chestnut tree is a spreading, medium-sized tree with glossy dark leaves bearing large crops of nutri-tious nuts. Nuts are borne inside ...
  • Growing and Marketing Elderberries in Missouri (2012) 

    Byers, Patrick L.; Thomas, Andrew L.; Cernusca, Mihaela M.; Godsey, Larry D.; Gold, Michael A. (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
    The American elderberry (Sambucus canadensis, also known as Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis) is native to much of eastern and midwestern North America. The plant is a medium to large multiple-stemmed shrub, bush or small ...
  • Succession Planning for Woodland Owners (2009) 

    Watson, David; Godsey, Larry (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    "The United States is blessed with a diverse portfolio of natural resources. Not least among them is our vast timberland. Every region of the country has its own unique forest type, suited for its individual geographic and ...
  • Integrating Agroforestry Practices for Wildlife Habitat (2008) 

    Walter, Dusty; Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri Extension, 2008)
    "Agricultural practices and land-use decisions influence wildlife habitat and use by wildlife. Some actions can enhance habitats, while others negatively impact wildlife. Certain land-use practices have resulted in a ...
  • Agroforestry : an integration of land use practices (2000) 

    Peters, Sara M. (University of Missouri Extension, 2000)
    "Agroforestry is a set of integrated land use practices. It combines trees, shrubs, forages, grasses, livestock and crops in innovative, flexible combinations tailored to the landowner's needs. The goal in agroforestry is ...
  • Using NRCS technical and financial assistance to establish elderberries (2011) 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967-; Cartwright, Lauren; Goodrich, Nate (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    The Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that is responsible for assisting landowners to improve our soil, water, air, plants, wildlife and energy use. Insuring ...
  • Burgundy Black Truffle Cultivation in an Agroforestry Practice (2011) 

    Bruhn, Johann; Hall, Michelle (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    The two best candidate species for truffle cultivation in the south-central U.S. are the Burgundy truffle (Tuber aestivum Vitt., syn. T. uncinatum Ch.) and the Perigord black truffle (T. melanosporum Vitt.). These common ...
  • Understanding Casualty Loss of Timber (2009) 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967- (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    One of the most common questions regarding tax treatment of timber has to do with casualty losses -- the damage, destruction or loss of a property resulting from an identifiable event that is sudden, unexpected or unusual. ...
  • Economic Budgeting for Agroforestry Practices (2010) 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967- (University of Missouri Extension, 2010)
    Evaluation of the economic aspects of agroforestry provides a basis for estimating financial needs and feasibility, highlights trade-offs between multiple benefits, and monitors economic efficiency. The main technique used ...
  • Tax Considerations for the Establishment of Agroforestry Practices (2010) 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967- (University of Missouri Extension, 2010)
    The five practices of agroforestry: alley cropping, silvopasture, riparian forest buffers, forest farming and windbreaks, offer a landowner opportunites for long-term income from areas that may not be currently utilized. ...
  • Growing Shiitake Mushrooms in an Agroforestry Practice (2008) 

    Bruhn, Johann Nikolaus; Hall, Michelle (University of Missouri Extension, 2008)
    Cultivating shiitake mushrooms represents an opportunity to utilize healthy low-grade and small-diameter trees thinned from woodlots as well as healthy branch-wood cut from the tops of harvested saw-timber trees. When the ...
  • Growing Pecans in Missouri (2000) 

    Reid, William (University of Missouri Extension, 2000)
    Pecan is a large, beautiful tree that produces bountiful crops of delicious nuts. The largest member of the hickory family, pecan trees often grow to a height of over 70 feet with a spread of greater than 80 feet. Pecans ...
  • Growing Black Walnut for Nut Production (2009) 

    Reid, William; Coggeshall, Mark Vose; Garrett, H. E.; Van Sambeek, J. W. (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Eastern black walnut trees (Juglans nigra) produce high-value, hardwood products and distinctively flavored, edible nuts. The potential for producing two valuable products from the same tree has captured the imagination ...
  • Establishing and Managing Riparian Forest Buffers (2005) 

    Gold, Michael; Walter, W.D. "Dusty"; McCoy, Rachel (University of Missouri Extension, 2005)
    Agroforestry is an integrated set of land management practices that helps land and forest owners to diversify products, markets and farm income, while simultaneously improving soil and water quality, enhancing wildlife ...
  • Growing Chinese Chestnuts in Missouri (2009) 

    Hunt, Ken; Gold, Michael Alan; Reid, William; Warmund, Michele, 1956- (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Chinese chestnut is an emerging new tree crop for Missouri and the Midwest. The Chinese chestnut tree is a spreading, medium-sized tree with glossy dark leaves bearing large crops of nutritious nuts. Nuts are borne inside ...

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