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Forest Farming in Virginia

Forest Farming in Virginia
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Forest Farming in Virginia

March 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm (Eastern)

Presented by John Munsell, Associate Professor and Forest Management Extension Specialist at Virginia Tech

Dr. John Munsell briefly covered the basics of forest farming and shared contemporary opportunities for farming in Virginia’s forestlands. He also described the remarkable rise of forest farming in the state and beyond, and discussed the development of an American Forest Farming Council to support forest farmers. 

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Program Sponsors

The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2023-49400-40885. For more information about the program, contact Katie Trozzo, Program Coordinator, at or (540) 232-2233. For other questions, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director, at

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