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Every state in the U.S. has a property tax program that lowers taxes for forest landowners. Greg Frey and Stephanie Snyder of the USDA Forest Service, with Justin Meier, Michael Kilgore, and Charlie Blinn of the University of Minnesota recently published two papers that build on their previous analysis of all fifty state property tax programs.
- Challenges and opportunities for agroforestry practitioners to participate in state preferential property tax programs for agriculture and forestry
Chizmar, Stephanie; Parajuli, Rajan; Frey, Gregory E.; Bardon, Robert E.; Branan, Robert Andrew; MacFarland, Katherine; Smith, Matthew; Ameyaw, Lord.
- Tax Tips for Forest Landowners for the 2021 Tax Year
Li, Yanshu; Cushing, Tamara L.; Frey, Gregory E.
- Resilience of Forest-Dependent Communities
Frey, Gregory; Kallayanamitra, Chalisa; Wilkens, Philadelphia; James, Natasha.
- Payments for forest-based ecosystem services in the United States: Magnitudes and trends
Frey, Gregory E.; Kallayanamitra, Chalisa; Wilkens, Philadelphia; James, Natasha A.
- Bioeconomic assessment of an alley cropping field trial in North Carolina, U.S.: Tree density, timber production, and forage relationships
Dunn, Kenneth; Unruh Snyder, Lori; McCarter, James; Frey, Gregory; Idassi, Joshua; Schnake, David; Cubbage, Frederick.