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University of Wisconsin. Dept. of Agricultural Journalism / 22 community building advertisements : use them to bring your bank greater prestige, increased goodwill, more business
([1930])

Wilson, F. G.
We have 5,650,000 acres in wood lots PDF (263.7 KB)



Release WeekBenning December 8
We Have 5,650,000 Acres
in Wood Lots
                           O NE fourth of Wisconsin's farm acreage, or
     By F. G. Wilson       5,650,000 acres, is in wood land. A tremendous
acreage,
     Wisconain College     yet because of its poor care it produces only
one half of
     of Agriculture        the total value of lumber, fence posts, and firewood,
used
                           on Wisconsin farms.
                              Here's a most profitable crop most of us neglect.
It
                           requires very little labor, is not perishable,
and is easily
                           grown on almost worthless land such as, swamps,
stony
                           hillsides, steep, rough slopes, and small tracts
left in
                           squaring up fields or cut off by a railroad or
stream.
                           Usually it's a question of growing timber on such
land
                           or letting it lie idle and unproductive.
                              It's easy to produce timber and provide an
emergency
                           income. A few simple rules to follow in making
the wood
                           lot pay a real income are included in an exceptionally
                           helpful bulletin on the care of the farm woodlot.
It's
                           issued by the College of Agriculture, Madison,
and tells
                           you what trees to grow on your particular soil
and sug-
                           gests ways to make the most money out of this
neglected
                           crop. For the simple steps to follow in developing
your
                           farm woodlot into a steady source of income, write
in
                           for bulletin 407 today.
                     "For Farm Prosperity"
               [Name of Your Bank)
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