Growing American Ginseng in Forestlands

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A fact sheet from Virginia Cooperative Extension on ginseng and how it can be profitably farmed in the forest. Ginseng can provide alternative income opportunities for farmers interested in using their forestland as a source for producing medicinal herbs and other forest crops.

For more information, visit the eXtension Community of Practice, "Forest Farming Community."

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.