Michigan Project to Explore Management Decisions of Owners with Farmland and Woodland

A new research project led by Michigan State University assistant professor Emily Huff will examine land management decisions made by people who own of both agricultural land and woodland. A multi-institutional research team will survey Michigan farmers to gauge interest and measure current participation in programs linked to emerging carbon and ecosystem service markets, agroforestry practices and tree planting, non-timber forest products, and woodland management. The project will compile case studies with an emphasis on beginner, female, and minority farmers.