Resources for U.S. Forest Service

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Tree Crops for Marginal Farmland: Loblolly Pine
The Tree Crops for Marginal Farmland Project seeks to provide farmers with basic information about grow¬ing and marketing tree crops. Tree crops have many advantages for farmers with marginal or unused land. The cost of inputs is relatively low, economic returns may be quite competitive with alternatives, and there are important environmental benefits.
Jun 23, 2009 446-609
Welcome to the Woods! A Guide for New Virginia Woodland Owners
We all depend on and benefit from the woods every day, whether we know it or not. The trees, shrubs, plants, animals, and soil that make up your woods provide you, your neighbors, and your region with a host of environmental, social, and economic benefits.
May 13, 2015 ANR-136P
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service December 2015 Housing Commentary: A Feb 24, 2016 ANR-182NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service December 2015 Housing Commentary: Part B
“If current laws governing federal taxes and spending generally remained in place, by CBO’s projections, real GDP would grow by 2.7 percent this calendar year and by 2.5 percent in 2017, as measured by the change from the fourth quarter of the previous year. From 2018 through 2020, the economy would grow at an average annual rate of 2.0 percent, CBO projects.
Feb 25, 2016 ANR-183NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service February 2016 Housing Commentary: Section I
In February, housing was mixed. Total and single-family starts improved modestly month-over-month. Once again, aggregate housing permits were disappointing – total permits decreased month-over-month; single-family permits eked out a gain, and multifamily permits were decidedly negative. Housing under construction data indicated minimal increases and housing completions were negative. Total private and new single-family construction spending increased somewhat. New house sales exhibited some growth and existing sales were disappointingly negative.
Apr 29, 2016 ANR-189NP (ANR-196NP)
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service February 2016 Housing Commentary: Section II
The baseline scenario for the United States is a moderate economic expansion through the projection period. Real GDP grows at an average rate of 2! percent per year. The unemployment rate declines to 4! percent in the middle of 2017 and remains near that level through the end of the scenario period. CPI inflation rises to 2! percent at an annual rate by the middle of 2017 before dropping back to about 2 percent in the first quarter of 2018 and remaining near that level thereafter.
May 4, 2016 ANR-190NP (ANR-197NP)
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service March 2016 Housing Commentary: Section I May 17, 2016 ANR-202NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service March 2016 Housing Commentary: Section II May 17, 2016 ANR-203NP
The Virginia Tech –U.S. Forest ServiceJanuary 2017 Housing Commentary: Section I Apr 3, 2017 ANR-258NP
The Virginia Tech –U.S. Forest Service, March 2017 Housing Commentary: Section I May 23, 2017 ANR-269NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service March 2017 Housing Commentary: Section II May 23, 2017 ANR-270NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service September 2017 Housing Commentary: Section I Dec 13, 2017 CNRE-1NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service January 2018 Housing Commentary: Section I Apr 11, 2018 CNRE-11NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service January 2018 Housing Commentary: Section II Apr 11, 2018 CNRE-12NP
The Virginia Tech –U.S. Forest Service March 2018 Housing Commentary: Section I May 22, 2018 CNRE-17NP
The Virginia Tech –U.S. Forest Service March 2018 Housing Commentary: Section II May 22, 2018 CNRE-18NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service April 2018 Housing Commentary: Section I Jun 25, 2018 CNRE-19NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service September 2017 Housing Commentary: Section II Dec 12, 2017 CNRE-2NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service April 2018 Housing Commentary: Section II Jun 25, 2018 CNRE-20NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service October 2017 Housing Commentary: Section I Jan 4, 2018 CNRE-3NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service October 2017 Housing Commentary: Section II Jan 4, 2018 CNRE-4NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service November 2017 Housing Commentary: Section II Jan 25, 2018 CNRE-7NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service December 2017 Housing Commentary: Section I Feb 27, 2018 CNRE-8NP
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service December 2017 Housing Commentary: Section II Feb 26, 2018 CNRE-9NP