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Does FSMA's Preventive Controls Rule Apply to your Maple Operation?
Some maple operations will have compliance requirements under the Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act or…
Agriculture & Gardens, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Natural Resources, Forestry Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources
Does Open Space Pay?
In 1996, the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension published Does Open Space Pay? a compilation of economic studies of Fremont, Deerfield…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Drawing Your Property
Drawing a map of your property and identifying the approximate locations of features that are important to you may help you learn more about your…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Ecology and Management of Northern Red Oak in New England
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) is one of the highest-valued species in New England for both timber production and wildlife amenities. However,…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Eligibility and Enrollment in New Hampshire's Current Use Taxation Program
Introduction In New Hampshire, the current use program is a form of preferential taxation used to encourage private landowners to keep medium and…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Establishing the Christmas Tree Plantation
The difference between a successful and unsuccessful Christmas tree farm depends on site, soil type, customer preferences, possible sales methods,…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Estate Planning for N.H. Woodlot Owners
Planning what will happen after you are gone is the next critical step of being a good steward. In fact, it may be the most important step you can…
Natural Resources, Forestry Natural Resources Video
Exporting Hardwood Pulp Chips: Economic Impacts to New Hampshire
This report (published circa 1995) is based on research that estimates the economic gains to rural New Hampshire communities and the State from…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Extent of Prescribed Fire Use in New Hampshire
Prescribed fire is used for public safety (firefighter training and fuels reduction), agriculture, enhancing biodiversity, and forest and wildlife…
Natural Resources, Forestry Natural Resources
Federal Tax Treatment of Timber Income & Expenses: Quick Reference for 2017 Tax Year
This quick reference guide is intended to help non-corporate users identify how timber income and expenses are commonly classified and the associated…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Field Manual for Managing Eastern White Pine Health in New England
William H. Livingston - UMaine Isabel Munck - USDA Forest Service Kyle Lombard - NH Division of Forests & Lands Jennifer Weimer - NH Division…
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Financial Assistance for Woodlot Owners
A good first stop to learn about financial assistance is to contact your local UNH Cooperative Extension county forester to learn what programs might…
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Five Indicators of a Good Timber Harvest
Nute's Notes on Timber Harvests--Jon Nute was the Hillsborough County Forester and is now retired. A timber harvest is a major disturbance in…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Forest Soil Site Selection Considerations for the Beneficial Application of Municipal Sludge and Wood Ash
Introduction Land application of clean municipal sludge (biosolids) offers potential benefits for some New Hampshire forest soils. These benefits…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Forest Stewardship
What is Forest Stewardship? Taking the time to care for your land is called "stewardship"- the desire to leave the land better than you…
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Forest Stewardship and Current Use: A Primer
Forest land can be assessed in current use under one of two ranges of values: one which reflects the costs of land stewardship, or one which doesn’t…
Natural Resources, Forestry Natural Resources
Forestry Field Notes
A field note is a periodic report from "the field," based on observation and experience. If you have a field…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
FSMA for Maple Producers [flowchart]
September 2018 was the final deadline for maple operations who have to comply with some or all of the Preventive Controls for Human Food rule of FSMA…
Agriculture & Gardens, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Natural Resources, Forestry Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources
Guide to New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Laws
New Hampshire has laws and regulations designed to encourage responsible timber harvesting and minimize environmental impact of logging. Landowners,…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Gypsy Moth [fact sheet]
The gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) is an important defoliating insect of hardwoods in New Hampshire. A native of Europe and Asia, the gypsy moth was…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens, Forestry, Natural Resources Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources