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Helping Forest Farmers Harvest Success

Is it really possible to quit your day job to become a full-time forest farmer?

Meet Rick Felumlee, who went from searching the internet for information ... Read More

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Silvopasture, Forest Farming Grants Available

Landowners can apply for mini-grants of up to $1,500/acre for silvopasture implementation and up to $1,000/quarter-acre for forest farming implementation through a program offered by ... Read More

Rural Action

Dry Kiln Workshop To Feature Business Tips

In collaboration with Hocking College and Harry Watt of NC State Extension, we’re hosting a small dry kiln business workshop at Hocking College on July ... Read More

Place Your Order for Tree Seedlings

Thinking about planting trees this spring? Local soil and water conservation districts are currently selling seedlings. Here are details.

Tuscarawas County Soil and Water will continue ... Read More

Karam Sheban is Director of Sustainable Forestry

Karam Sheban is the Director of Sustainable Forestry at Rural Action. He served first as an AmeriCorps member with Rural Action’s Sustainable Forestry program from ... Read More

Equipment Available for Small-Scale Forestry

Athens County residents can now rent a log trailer with loading arm, tractor winch, or portable winch to assist with small-scale forestry management activities. In ... Read More

Conference Features Lessons, Networking for Forest Farmers

Registration is now open for the Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference, which will be held Aug. 27-29 at United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, ... Read More

Rural Action Seeks Sustainable Forestry Director

Rural Action seeks to hire a Sustainable Forestry Program Director who will be responsible for overall development, management, and day-to-day functioning of the Sustainable Forestry ... Read More

Rural Action

Tour Features New Culinary Chestnut Orchards in Athens County

New Marshfield, OH – At 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, Southern Ohio Chestnut Company, Sugarbush Valley Farm and Woodcock Nature Preserve will be hosting ... Read More

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