Majestic oaks stand proudly next to towering pines. Stunning beauty in a peaceful setting - but what’s going on in this still forest is a decades-long research project.
Tennessee's forests grow some of the best timber in the country. UT Extension researchers say when landowners properly manage their forests, there's a real environmental and economic benefit.
UT Extension helps landowners build and maintain ponds as a source of water, and as habitat for fish, water fowl, and other animals.
A recent report says the U.S. could produce a billion tons of biofuel materials each year, without impacting food supplies. We are working on ways to produce biomass and alternative fuels.
UT's Institute of Agriculture has research projects statewide to help landowners better manage their timber.
Biomass decision support system: A web-based decision support tool for landowners in the Southeast USA.
Sharma, B. D., and N. C. Poudyal. 2015.
Conference, Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Society of American Foresters. November 3-7, 2015. Baton Rouge, LA.
Understanding the factors influencing nonindustrial private forest landowners’ interest to supply ecosystem services in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee.
Tian, N., N. C. Poudyal, D. G. Hodges, and T. M. Young. 2015.
Conference, Presented at the Annual Convention of the Society of American Foresters. November 3-7, 2015. Baton Rouge, LA.