Most of the farms have woodlots which provide fuel, fencing, and some lumber.
Woodlots of turkey oak planted in fertile land would probably do as well as most of the southern red oaks under like conditions.
The fruit is a favorite with birds and for this reason it should be planted about orchards and in woodlots.
Today some twenty other states produce more lumber than comes from the forests and woodlots of New York.
It has rarely been planted as a shade tree and it is not seeding up extensively in woodlots.
Such areas are often farmed, but more generally used as woodlots.
Sweet gum should be one of the principal species in wet places of the woodlots of southern Indiana.
This system is simple, safe, and very useful, especially for small openings in woodlots.