#FridaysOnTheFarm: The Peak of Good Forestry

Posted by By Justin Fritscher, NRCS in Conservation Forestry Farming
Apr 26, 2018

From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, the USDA brings people together across the nation for: healthier food, natural resources and people; a stronger agricultural industry; and economic growth, jobs and innovation. Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone.

The Peak of Good Forestry

John Cobb is a retired business executive who transformed an out-of-shape forest into a healthy, hill-top wildlife oasis in Ireland, West Virginia. At 76, he lives on top of the mountain overlooking what his family calls “Grandpa’s Forest.”

Click here to read the interactive, multimedia #FridaysOnTheFarm story.

Access a text-only version of this multimedia story.

Category/Topic: Conservation Forestry Farming