How to find a location for a tree farm.

I am interested in starting a tree farm consisting of high quality hard woods (oak, black walnut, maple, cherry) and I need help in finding the appropriate property.

Dear Mitchell,

Thank you for your question! In trying to make this kind of purchase it might be a little out of our purview. My recommendation would be to speak with a forester in your area, as they could serve as a good reference for the kind of soil and conditions that would match well with the kinds of trees you're seeking to grow. They may also be able to point you to the right area or even a real estate agent they know.

There are two ways to find a local forester using My Land Plan:

1) On your Land Plan you will see a section on the left hand side that will show your Nearest Foresters.  This information is pulled from the data you have entered in for your land plan.  You can click on the foresters name and view their profile or you can click on View the Full List of Foresters to do a larger search. 

2) When you are looking on our content pages, you will see the Who Can Help navigation on the left hand side.  If you click on Find A Forester, you can search for foresters near you by entering in your zip code.

By clicking the orange "request a consultation" button you can get into contact with the forester. Just remember to fill out a brief description of the work you two do together afterwards. By filling out the section under "I have worked with this forester" you can help other MLPers make a more educated decision in the future.


Daniel Hubbell
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