backyard weeds

Weeds With High Medicinal Value

Dan This Land of Ours

If you are into foraging, Cathy Isom has some great tips about a few medicinal weeds in your backyard. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If there’s weeds growing in the yard, there’s a good chance they could have medicinal properties. So before yanking them out or controlling with weed killer, consider these facts. Dandelions for example, are …

forest products

Benefits of Sustainably Harvesting Non-timber Forest Products

Dan Forestry, Industry News Release, Specialty Crops

A new report by USDA Forest Service researchers provides science-based information to help decision-makers, practitioners, and researchers to promote the sustainable harvest of non-timber forest products. The Assessment of Nontimber Forest Products in the United States Under Changing Conditions synthesizes the best available science for managing non-timber forest resources in the U.S. “Many private landowners harvest non-timber products to generate income from …