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Thievery
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Thievery

Michael Jacobson, Ph.D.

Ginseng and goldenseal are very valuable crops. A patch with only 50 plants might yield $200-$300 dollars at harvest. More
Ginseng in fruit. Credits: Eric Burkhart
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Many states in the east and mid-west, including Pennsylvania, have legally certified harvesting programs for ginseng. More
Forest Finance 5: Opportunities from Ginseng Husbandry in Pennsylvania
Forest Finance 5: Opportunities from Ginseng Husbandry in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
This article provides information on ginseng as a native forest resource, ginseng culture on Pennsylvania forest lands, and marketing and legal considerations. More
Forest Moss
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Forest Moss

JeriLynn (Jeri) E. Peck, Ph.D.

This article explores collecting forest mosses from logs, rocks, and the forest floor. More
Goldenseal photo - credits: Eric Burkhart
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Goldenseal

Michael Jacobson, Ph.D.

Goldenseal is a botanical with a long production history. Its over-collection has reduced the population to dangerously low levels in many states. More