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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

The Status and Future of USDA Forestry Research in the Great Plains
Rietveld, W. J.; McDonald, Stephen E.; Fudge, Charles W.; Hergenrader, Gary L.
1989: Bismark, ND
The number of USDA field units active engaged in tree-related research
in the Great Plains has declined from nine to two in recent years, and funding is flat.
Despite this decline in overall effort, the USDA Forest Service Unit in Lincoln, Nebraska is
developing a novel research program of research on improvement of tree stress and pest
resistance. In addition, a research and development initiative is being developed that will
emphasize agroforestry systems that integrate tree windbreaks with conservation farming
practices.
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