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  • Last Update: 08/23/2016
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> August 2016

August Multiple Dates...Multiple Counties.
Game Check Seminars will be happening across the state. We have expressed our misgivings about the Game Check Program, but since game checks will be mandatory in the 2016-17 hunting seasons, the Game Check Seminars happening statewide can give you the information you need to be in compliance. For more information call the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

August 23...Cullman
August 29...Camden

 

August 22 & 29...Winona, Mississippi 5:30 PM & 6 PM respectively.
Alternative Sources of Forest Income Short Course (2 day course) at Montgomery County Extension Office, 618 Summit Street. Topics include: Specialty wood products, Recreational leases, Managing for utility poles, Raking pine straw, Agroforestry, Christmas trees, and more. Fee: $45; $70 per couple. Call Amy Ware at (662) 283-4133.

August 24-25...Madison County.
Clear Water Alabama Seminar and Field Day at Insanity Complex, 100 Skate Park Drive, Madison. This program is designed to help professionals learn more about erosion and sediment control practices and products. This information could be useful to landowners as well. Fee: $225; $50 discount if paid by August 12. Call Earl Norton at (334) 728-4107.

August 24-25...Statesboro, Georgia.
Increasing Timberland Returns through Objective Value Added Silvicultural and Management Decisions at Bulloch County Ag Center, 151 Langston Chapel Road. This course will help a landowner make effective silvicultural and economic decisions for managing loblolly, longleaf, and slash stands. Fee: $210. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

August 25-26...Newton, Mississippi.
Managing White-tailed Deer
at the Coastal Plain Experiment Station, 51 Coastal Plains Road. Fee: $100; $50 per day if attending only one day. Call College of Forest Resources at (662) 325-2952.

August 26-27...Starkville, Mississippi.
Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show. Longest-running live logging/biomass event in the country and only such venue located in the heart of the South's forest industry. Fee: $20; $5 discount for advance registration. For additional information call (662) 325-2191.

August 26-28…Jefferson County.
Rick & Bubba Outdoor Expo for “all things hunting, fishing, and outdoors” at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. Fee: $10; Kids 12 and under free.

August 30-September 1...Amelia Island, Florida.
Florida Forestry Association (FFA) Annual Meeting at the Omni at Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Fee: $370; $30 discount if paid by August 1. Call FFA at (850) 222-5646.

 

> September 2016

September Multiple Dates...Multiple Counties.
Game Check Seminars will be happening across the state. We have expressed our misgivings about the Game Check Program, but since game checks will be mandatory in the 2016-17 hunting seasons, the Game Check Seminars happening statewide can give you the information you need to be in compliance. For more information call the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

September 8...Monroeville
September 22...Eufaula
September 27...Shorter

September 1...Lee County 8 AM - 4:30 PM.
Alabama Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting at Auburn University, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, Room 1101. Theme: "As a burner, are you a good neighbor?" Landowners and land mangers welcome to attend. If you are currently a certified burn manager in Alabama this meeting will suffice for your required continuing education to maintain your recertification every 5 years. Fee: $45; lunch included. Online Registration. Contact John Stivers at (706) 773-5749 or rxburning@aol.com.

September 2...Sumter County 9 AM - 2:30 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Alfa Hall, University of West Alabama, Livingston. Speaker: Mark Smith and Chris Jawarowski of the Alabama Extension System, and Jeff Thurmond, USDA. Fee: $20; lunch provided. Contact Mark Smith at (334) 844-8099 or mds0007@auburn.edu.

September 2...Online 1 PM CT.
Snake Identification Webinar. Learn tips to help you distinguish venomous and non-venomous snakes. Contact Kenneth Creel at (256) 532-1578 or creelkw@aces.edu.

September 6...Vicksburg, Mississippi 8 AM - 3:30 PM.
Proactive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Management at Southern Cultural Heritage Center, 1302 Adams Street. Topics include: EAB detection, managing alternative species, logging logistics, ash timber outlook, insecticide options, and more. Fee: $40; lunch included. Call Anna McCain at (601) 636-5442.

September 7...Bullock County 8 AM.
Forest Management in the Coastal Plains at Wehle Land Conservation Center, 4996 Pleasant Hill Road, Midway. Topics: longleaf pines, gopher tortoises, and prescribed burning. Lunch included. Contact Ashley Smith at (334) 481-2137 or asmith@alaforestry.org.

September 7-9...Baldwin County.
Alabama Water Resources Conference & Symposium at Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach. Fee: $350; $70 discount if paid by August 19. For more information call (334) 844-5100. Click Here for online registration form.

September 9...Monroe County 9 AM - 3 PM.
Deer Management I at Monroeville County Extension Office, 334 Agriculture Drive, Monroeville. Topics covered: Deer Management (Mgt), Forest Mgt, Food Plot Mgt, Invasive Plants, Camera Surveys, and Predation/Predator Mgt. Fee: $30; lunch included. Contact Kelly Knowles at (334) 844-1010 or knowlkw@aces.edu.

September 10...Russell County 9 AM - 2 PM.
Pond Management Workshop at 508 14th Street, Courthouse Annex, Alabama Extension Office, Phenix City. Classroom session followed by a hands-on demonstration at a pond. Dress appropriately for outdoors. Fee: $10; lunch provided. Contact Jennifer Davidson at (334) 298-6845 or jenniferd@auburn.edu.

September 10...Dallas County.
Silvopasture and Goat Herd Management Field Day at 472 Pecan Road, Plantersville, 36758. Register by 8/19. For more details, contact Dr. Uma Karki at (334) 421-2139 or ykarki@mytu.tuskegee.edu.

September 11-13...Baldwin County.
Alabama Forestry Association Annual Meeting at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach. Speakers: Mark Crosswhite, CEO, Alabama Power, Craig Blair, CEO, Resource Management Services, Jim Porter, President, WestRock Paper Solutions, Kay Ivey, Lieutenant Governor, Ted Seraphim, CEO, West Fraser, Richard Shelby, US Senate, Luther Strange, Attorney General, State of Alabama. Fee: $475. Contact Liz Chambers at (334) 481-2135 or lchambers@alaforestry.org.

September 12...Barbour County 8 AM.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Re-certification Workshop at Wallace Community College, Sparks Campus, 3235 South Eufaula Avenue, Eufaula. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $75. Limited seating. For more info call John at (334) 253-2139. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx   Select the Re-Certify option.

September 13...Lee County.
Special Primary Election for the vacant District 79 seat of Mike Hubbard in the Alabama House of Representatives. If a special primary runoff is needed, it is set for November 29, 2016 with the special general election set for February 7, 2017. If a special primary runoff is not needed, the special general election will be November 29, 2016.

September 13-16...Barbour County.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Course at Wallace Community College, Sparks Campus, 3235 South Eufaula Avenue, Eufaula. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $125. Limited seating. For more info call John at (334) 253-2139. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx  Select the Certify option.

September 14...Walker County 8 AM - 4 PM.
Improving Your Property’s Natural Resources Workshop at Bevill State Community College, Jasper Campus. Topics include: Deer Management Plans, Wild Hog Control, Quail Habitat Management, Forest Herbicides, and more. CFE and PLM hours available. No Fee. To register call Katherine at (205) 384-0606x101.

September 14-15...Martinez, Georgia.
Conservation Easements for Forest Landowners and their Advisors at Grand Rapids Ballroom, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road. Fee: $295; $50 discount if paid by August 24. Lunch included. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu. Editor’s Note: Be especially wary when signing away property development rights. If you are considering placing a conservation easement on your forestland, you may want to read Attorney calls easements a ‘government land grab.’

September 15...Tallapoosa County 8 AM - 12 PM.
Private Pesticide Applicator Training Class at the Tallapoosa County Extension Office, Dadeville. One of the most useful aspects of this class for landowners may be learning how to calibrate a backpack sprayer. Fee: $45; $20 for training and $25 for licensing. Call Tallapoosa County Extension at (256) 825-1050.

September 15...Eastpoint, Florida 9 AM - 3 PM ET.
Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, 108 Island Drive. This program will describe some of the more common and troublesome plants and animals in this region and current strategies to control them. Fee: $10; lunch provided. Contact Anita Grove at (850) 670-7708 or anita.grove@dep.state.fl.us.

September 16...DeKalb County.
Progressive Agriculture Safety Day (Kids Only) at Geraldine Town Park, Geraldine. Third grade students. Contact Cameron Mitchell at (256) 601-0958 or cdmitchell@dekalbk12.org.

September 16-17...Swainsboro, Georgia.
Georgia Trappers Annual Convention at the JC Fairgrounds, 324 Fair Ground Road. Fee: $5. Email Georgia Trappers Association at info@gatrappersassoc.com.

September 19...Covington, Georgia.
Women in the Outdoors at Georgia FFA Center, 720 FFA-FHA Camp Road. Women in the Outdoors events are designed just for women using expert instructors. Fee: $TBD. Contact Dee Lowrey at (678) 936-4314 or dee_lowrey@yahoo.com.

September 19...Sarepta, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM.
Forestry & Wildlife Field Day will meet at the Pavilion of the Sarepta Cemetery, County Road 69. Then will travel by trailer to tour the Wright Family Tree Farm. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing, shoes, and insect repellent. Fee: $28; lunch included. Call Trent Barnett at (662) 412-3177.

September 19-20...Cullman County.
Forest-Her: A Workshop for women who love the land at Riverwood Farms, 7851 County Road 35, Bremen. Topics will include: Goal setting, Management for Wildlife, Timber Management, Non-Timber Forest Products, Hands-on Field Tour, and Forest Measurements. Fee: $65. Contact Norm Haley at (256) 630-4248 or nvh0001@aces.edu.

September 19-22...Savannah, Georgia.
National Association of State Foresters Annual Meeting at Hilton Savannah DeSoto, 15 East Liberty Street. Landowners are welcome to attend. Fee: $525. Call Rusty Brown at (478) 752-1233.

September 20...Natchez, Mississippi.
Proactive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Management will include topics such as: EAB detection, managing alternative species, logging logistics, ash timber outlook, insecticide options, and more. Fee: $40; lunch included. Call Anna McCain at (601) 636-5442.

September 20-22...Portland, Oregon.
"Who Will Own The Forest?" and Forest Products Forum at World Forestry Center. Join the professionals as they discuss issues pertaining to the economy, forestland valuations, investing overseas, and emerging values such as carbon, biomass, and environmental credits. Fee: $2,400. Contact Sara Wu at (503) 228-1367 or swu@worldforestry.org.

September 21-23....Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Tennessee Forestry Association Annual Meeting at Margaritaville, 131 The Island Drive. Fee: $225. Contact Dana Howard at (615) 883-3832 or dhoward@tnforestry.com.

September 22...Marengo County 9 AM - 1:30 PM.
Landowner Tour on Highway 69 South of Linden. Contact Bayne Moore at (334) 295-5811 or bayne.moore@forestry.alabama.gov.

September 23...Baldwin County 9 AM - 2:30 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center, 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Speaker: Mark Smith and Chris Jawarowski of the Alabama Extension System, and Jeff Thurmond, USDA. Fee: $20; lunch provided. Contact Mark Smith at (334) 844-8099 or mds0007@auburn.edu.

September 27...Munson, Florida 8:30 AM - 3 PM CT.
Use Prescribed Fire Safely and Effectively at Blackwater River State Forest, Bear Lake Pavilion. This workshop will provide an overview of the uses of fire as a management tool and the proper planning necessary for a successful prescribed burn. A burn demonstration will be planned and executed if conditions allow. Fee: $10; lunch provided. Call Bethany at (850) 675-6654.

September 27-29...Clearwater Beach, Florida.
Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Annual Conference at the Hilton Clearwater Beach. Fee: $795. Contact Amy Doty at (202) 596-3458 or amy.doty@sfiprogram.org. Editor’s Note: Do we need to pay someone to tell us our wood is good and that we are managing it correctly? What if we don’t actively manage our land? Does that make it bad forestland?

September 27 - November 1...Online.
Farm Woodlot Management (BF 150) is a course designed to examine the methods to assess forest resources and discuss common woodland activities such as cutting firewood, harvesting logs for mushroom cultivation, and support for wildlife and long-term forest health. The bulk of this course happens on your own time. Webinars will be woven into the online interface of the course to allow you to meet on a weekly basis to learn from presenters and ask questions in real time. The webinars will occur each Tuesday evening and are recorded for later viewing. Fee: $250. Contact Peter Smallidge at (607) 592-3640 or pjs23@cornell.edu.

September 29...Tifton, Georgia.
Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting at the Tifton Campus Conference Center. Fee: $30. Contact Jessica McCorvey at (229) 734-4706 or jessica.mccorvey@jonesctr.org.

September 29...Jackson, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 3 PM.
Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners at Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, 6311 Ridgewood Road. Come learn about the various types of outdoor businesses, including the pros and cons and potential income of each. Fee: $25. Online registration. For more information call (662) 325-3133.

September 30...Macon County 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
Agroforestry Practices at 102 Mary Starke Harper Hall & the Agroforestry Research and Demonstration Site, Tuskegee University. Topics include: Forage selection, Suitable animal species, Forest farming, Mushroom production, and more. Light breakfast and lunch provided. Pre-registration by September 9 required. Contact Dr. Uma Karki at (334) 727-8336 or karkiu@mytu.tuskegee.edu.

September 30...Lexington, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM.
Forest Management for Wildlife Workshop at Black Creek Outfitters Camp, 2835 Bowling Green Road. This workshop introduces landowners to the basics of forest management with the dual objectives of timber and wildlife production covering topics such as: pine thinning, multiple use forestry, hardwood management, and wildlife population management. Please wear field clothes, boots, and insect repellant. Fee: $25; lunch included. Call Betsy Padgett at (662) 834-2795.

September 30...Coffee County 9 AM - 2:30 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Enterprise State Community College, Multipurpose Room, 600 Plaza Drive, Enterprise. Speaker: Mark Smith and Chris Jawarowski of the Alabama Extension System, and Jeff Thurmond, USDA. Fee: $20; lunch provided. Contact Mark Smith at (334) 844-8099 or mds0007@auburn.edu.

 

> October 2016

October Multiple Dates...Multiple Counties.
Game Check Seminars will be happening across the state. We have expressed our misgivings about the Game Check Program, but since game checks will be mandatory in the 2016-17 hunting seasons, the Game Check Seminars happening statewide can give you the information you need to be in compliance. For more information call the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

October 6...Andalusia
October 13...Vernon

October 4-5...Athens, Georgia.
Managing Forest Health, Wildlife, and Productivity at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Drive. “Forest management strategies for enhancing wildlife populations and improving water quality will be discussed, as will fire as a forest management tool, and the use of pesticides in forest systems.” Fee: $295; $50 discount if paid by September 13. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

October 6...Cleveland, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 12 PM.
Wildlife Habitat Management Workshop near Cleveland will introduce the basics of habitat management for wildlife and the latest techniques in wild hog control. Please wear field clothes, boots, and insect repellant. Fee: $25. Call Laura Giccaglia at (662) 834-8361.

October 6...Gainesville, Florida 9 AM - 3 PM ET.
Tree/Plant Identification Field Day at Morningside Nature Center, 3540 East University Avenue. Wear appropriate clothing for walking outside. Fee: $10; lunch included. Contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.

October 6...Autauga County 12 - 1 PM.
Nuisance Wildlife at 2175 Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville. Presenter: Chris Jaworowski, Wildlife Biologist. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks provided. Call Mallory Kelley at (334) 361-7273.

October 7...St. Clair County 9 AM - 2:30 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Pell City Civic Center, 2801 Stemley Bridge Road, Pell City. Speaker: Mark Smith and Chris Jawarowski of the Alabama Extension System, and Jeff Thurmond, USDA. Fee: $20; lunch provided. Contact Mark Smith at (334) 844-8099 or mds0007@auburn.edu.

October 7...Online 1 PM CT.
Calibrating Sprayers and Spreaders Webinar by Dr. Wayne Buhler, North Carolina State University. Contact Taylor Vandiver at (256) 766-6223 or tav0001@aces.edu.

October 7-9...Shelby County.
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) at Alabama 4-H Center on Lay Lake near Columbiana. Participants choose from over 50 courses such as: backyard wildlife, rock climbing, camp cooking, map and compass, camping, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, canoeing, and many more. Fee $225; includes most meals, lodging, program materials, and instruction. Contact Marisa Futral at 1-800-245-2740 or marisa.futral@dcnr.alabama.gov.

October 11...Meridian, Mississippi 6:30 PM.
Lauderdale County Forestry Association Meeting at East Mississippi Electric Power Association. Guest Speaker: Paul Jefferies with ArborGen Seedlings. Fee: $20; dinner & dues included. Call Lauderdale Extension Office at (601) 482-9764.

October 12...Butler County 6 - 8 PM.
Southern Regional Landowners Field Day & Tour at Cedar Creek Plantation, 28 Gator Drive, Greenville. Topics include: The Redhills of South Alabama, Water Quality, Native American History, Knowing What’s On Your Land, and the History of Manningham. Please pre-register. Lunch included. Call Butler Farm Service at (334) 382-3151x2.

October 13...Atlanta, Georgia 7:30 AM - 5 PM ET.
Timber Market Analysis at Georgia Tech Global Learning Center. This class teaches a detailed approach and specific strategies for analyzing timber markets for timberland, bioenergy, wood procurement, and forestry consulting applications. Speakers: Dr. Brooks Mendell and Amanda H. Lang. Fee: $680; $100 discount if paid by September 29. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

October 13...Chambers County 5:30 - 7:40 PM.
Forest Landowners Conference at Farmers Federation Building, LaFayette. Theme: Landowner & Logging Liability and the Use of Genetics for Trees. Speakers: Trip Walton, Walton Law, Bryant Bucher, Quest Engineering, Paul Jeffreys, ArborGen, and T. R. Clark, F & W Forestry Services. Fee: $4.00; dinner included. Contact Bill Frazer at (334) 864-7865 or wrfrazer@yahoo.com.

October 13-15...Escambia County.
Alabama Treasure Forest Association Annual Meeting at Wind Creek Hotel & Casino, 303 Poarch Road, Atmore. Fee: $100. Registration deadline is September 13. Contact Casey Earnest at (334) 613-4080 or cearnest@alfafarmers.org.

October 14...Woodville, Florida.
Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Tour and Awards Ceremony at the Register Family Partnership Tree Farm just south of Tallahassee. For more info call Whitney at (850) 222-5646.

October 18...Shelby County.
Special Primary Election for the vacant District 41 seat of Mike Hill in the Alabama House of Representatives. If a special primary runoff is needed, it is set for January 10, 2017 with the special general election set for March 21, 2017. If a special primary runoff is not needed, the special general election will be January 10, 2017.

October 18...Monroe County 6 - 7:30 PM.
Recreational Pond Management at a location to be determined. Bring a water and weed sample along with any questions about your lake/pond. Contact Willie Williams at (251) 575-3477 or williwe@aces.edu.

October 18-20...Moultrie, Georgia.
Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition at Spence Field, 290-G Harper Blvd. Activities: Tractor & ATV test drives, Stock Dog Trials, educational seminars, and many more. Fee: $20 multiday pass; $10 single day pass. Call (229) 985-1968 for more information.

October 18-20...Athens, Georgia.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 1 (Oct 18) at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Road. “This course will be especially useful for landowners and those who work with foresters and the forest industry such as forestry agencies, associations, forestry investment firms, real estate investment trusts and banking institutions with forest investments.” Fee: $210; $35 discount if paid by September 27.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 2 on October 19-20 is $345; $50 discount if paid by September 27. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

October 19...Nationwide 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM (Central Time).
CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
News Conference for Forest Owners.

This 30 minute telephone/Internet conference will feature state & national experts, researchers & authors on breaking issues, current research, can't-miss educational events, books & publications, timber market update and more.
Listen on the web or download to listen on your device of choice: October 19, 2016 CI -- Live!
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

October 19-21...Jackson, Mississippi.
Mississippi Forestry Association Annual Meeting at the Hilton Jackson. Fee: $445. Contact Casey Anderson at (601) 354-4936 or canderson@msforestry.net.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

October
20...Jefferson/Shelby County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
location has not been determined yet. Come enjoy dinner, listen to AFOA’s October News Conference, and argue about the issues with other landowners. Dutch Treat dinner at 6 PM with 30 minute program starting at 6:45 PM. Limited seating. Walk-ins may not have a seat. To attend RSVP AFOA at (205) 987-8811 or rll@afoa.org.

October 25-26...Watkinsville, Georgia.
Forest inSight Conference at Oconee Civic Center, 2661 Hog Mountain Road. Fee: $167.50. A Field Tour each day is included. CFE and CLE credits available. Contact Cara Monfort at (229) 985-0321 or cmonfort@internationalforest.co.

October 25-28...Tallahassee, Florida.
Prescribed Fire for Wildlife at the Tall Timbers Research Station, 13093 Henry Beadel Drive. The training combines classroom lectures, panel discussions, and field exercises covering a variety of wildlife and habitats. Contact Jim Schortemeyer at (239) 455-5847 or schortfire@aol.com.

 

> November 2016

November 1-4...Savannah, Georgia.
Biennial Longleaf Conference at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront. This year's theme is Growing a Legacy: A working forest for the long run. Fee: $515; $50 discount if paid by September 26. Contact Carol Denhof at (678) 595-6405 or carol@longleafalliance.org.

November 2-6...Madison, Wisconsin.
Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Convention. Fee: $TBD. Contact SAF at 1-866-897-8720 or membership@safnet.org.

November 7-10...Newton, Georgia.
Ecological Forestry Workshop at Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, 3988 Jones Center Drive. This program is designed as an alternative to production oriented silviculture and focuses more on management of natural areas and multiple use properties. Fee: $430; meal and lodging included. Contact Jessica McCorvey at (229) 734-4706 or jessica.mccorvey@jonesctr.org.

November 12...Lee County 8 AM.
Horse Ownership Resources, Skills, & Education for Youth at the Horse Unit & Beef Teaching Unit, Auburn University. Activities include: Trailer safety, Buying/Leasing Your Next Horse, Horse Judging, Digestive Tract Problems, and Trail & Exercise Physiology. Fee: $20. Contact Dr. Betsy Wagner at (334) 844-7503 or elw0001@auburn.edu.

November 16...Autauga County 9 AM - 1 PM.
Farm Safety Day at R. H. Kirkpatrick Agriculture Pavilion, Autaugaville. Sixth grade students. Bring a sack lunch. Fee: A canned food item. Call Autauga Extension Office at (334) 361-7273.

 

> December 2016

December 8...Atlanta, Georgia 7:50 AM - 3 PM ET.
Investing in Timberland and Timber REITs at Georgia Tech Global Learning Center. This course details the operations, performance, market risks, and costs associated with timberland investment vehicles. Speakers: Dr. Brooks Mendell and Amanda H. Lang. Fee: $680. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

 

> March 2017

March 1-3...Amelia Island, Florida.
Timberland Investment Conference at The Ritz-Carlton. Fee: $TBD. Contact Bob Izlar at (706) 542-6819 or bizlar@uga.edu.

 

> June 2017

June 14-16...Atlanta, Georgia.
Southern Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition at Georgia World Congress Center. EXPO showcases the latest products and services for the wood products industry. Fee: $20. Contact Eric Gee at (504) 443-4464x3 or egee@sfpa.org.


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