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Forest insuranceAuthor(s): Ellis T. Williams
Source: Station Paper NE-26. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 85 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionStanding timber is one of the few important kinds of property that are not generally covered by insurance. Studies made by the Forest Service and other agencies have indicated that the risks involved in the insurance of timber are not unduly great, provided they can be properly distributed. Such studies, however, have thus far failed to induce any notable development of forest insurance.
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CitationWilliams, Ellis T. 1949. Forest insurance. Station Paper NE-26. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 85 p.
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