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Alternative Enterprises For Landowners Mark Megalos, NCSU Extension Assoc. Professor

Alternative Enterprises For Landowners Mark Megalos, NCSU Extension Assoc. Professor

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  • AlternativeEnterprises For Landowners Mark Megalos, NCSUExtension Assoc. Professor

    Alternative Opportunities

  • *Alternative Opportunities*Successful Enterprises Wildlife Recreation Forestry Future Prospects

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Wildlife LeasesIncome Average: $5 - $10/acre, up to $15/acre/year

    Depends on:Habitat qualitySoil fertilityAbundance & Diversity of game AcreageProximity to MarketsDemand

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Fee HuntingDove $10- 30 /daySmall Game$10-25/ dayDeer, Hog ,Turkey, Waterfowl$ 50- 250 / Day$ Up to $1,000/yr. per stand or blind

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Recreational Leasing

    Birding / FishingPaint ballHorse ridingMountain bikingCabin rentalCamp/Canoe Sites

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Recreational Leasing TIPSAbility to Draw Metropolitan AudiencesAcreageRight Forest Amenities:Diverse land, water and plant mix

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  • *Alternative Opportunities* ENERGY - FIRE WOODEnergy$7 - $14 /cordFirewood$75 - $150 /cord

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Native Shrubs, Trees & OrnamentalsLandscape MarketSold on-site:Spade ( Naturals)B&BFaster returns

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Value-added CraftsRustic furniture Bird boxes Carvings

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Value-added Plants

    WreathsGround CoverMushrooms Truffles

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Promising Botanicals / MedicinalsCone Flower:ROOTS $ 1.50 - 20 / lb. dry PLANT $ .50 1.10 lb. dry GinkoLEAF $ 4.00 6.00 / lb. dry

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Promising Botanicals / MedicinalsGoldenseal- $35 - 50/ lb.Income : (.1 Acre plot/ dried root) 4 yrs- $2338

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Future ProspectsCarbon CreditsBio-productsPharma- (Bio-) ceuticalsFeedstocks Bio-fuels

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Maximize Value of Your Entire Land Portfolio Ecological (Water, Wetlands) Crops Timber Development

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Get a Plan ! Your Land is Unique Match Goals & Family Interests Get Professional Advice Maximize Incentive$

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*Questions?

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  • *Alternative Opportunities*THANK YOU!

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