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Producers in a Consumer Driven Economy

2010 AFOA Annual Meeting

All videos for the Saturday presentations are available below (click on the Video Available links under the topic you're interested in to get to the video). Many of the topics listed below also feature a short bio of each speaker and the PowerPoint slides used in the presentation. The GPS 101 Workshop video is now available. Continuing education ratings/certifcates for Foresters are posted below. Print certificates as needed. Write to RLL@afoa.org if you have questions.

Note: You may have to turn your volume up on some of the videos as the camera was quite far from the speaker.

Friday April 16, 2010

Estate Planning Workshop (CFE for Foresters 5.0)
     Dr. John L. Greene, Forest Economist, U.S. Forest Service
     Video Available - Video is in 2 segments
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

     Dr. Robert A. Tufts, Forest Taxation Specialist, Auburn University
     Video Available - Video is in 2 segments
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Escambia Experimental Forest and T. R. Miller Mill Company (CFE for Foresters 3.5).
Tour Leaders:
Dr. John S. Kush and Ron Cauley, Resp.

Forest Management on Matthews Family Trust Lands (CFE for Foresters: Add 4.5 points to Fri/Sat Certificate 4.5).
Tour Leader & Host: Hooper Matthews, III — Topics:
Prescribed Fire, Pole Management, Cogongrass Control, Forest Regeneration, Pine Straw Harvest, …

Political & Economic Requirements for Private Forest Ownership (CFE for Foresters - not rated).
     Dr. H. Sterling Burnett, National Center for Policy Analysis
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Grass Roots Lobbying for Forest Landowners (CFE for Foresters - not rated).
     Scott P. Jones, CEO, Forest Landowners Association
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Saturday April 17, 2010  (CFE for Foresters 4.5)

Defend, Protect, Champion Private Forest Ownership
     Representative Jo Bonner, United States House of Representatives
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides (None available)
     Biography

GPS & GIS Teaser (What you will miss if you don’t attend one of the GPS 101 Workshops)
     Chris Dillard, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in his introductory presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

GPS 101 Workshop - Morning Workshop which took place from 9:50 AM - Noon
     Chris Dillard, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University
     Video Available - Video is in 2 segments.
     PowerPoint Slides used in the GPS 101 Workshop presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Good Night, John Boy: What Forest Landowners Can Learn From Farm Policy
     Hayes D. Brown, Monroe, Trippe, Brown & Adair, LLP
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Cogongrass Control Program and Sign-up
     Stephen Pecot, Larson & McGowin, Inc./Alabama Cogongrass Control Center
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Information Timberland Owners Need to Make Management Decisions
     Dr. Barry D. Shiver, ForesTech International, LLC
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Costs & Cost Trends for Forestry Practices — A Practical Perspective
     Dr. Mathew Smidt, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Economic Impact of Private Working Forests: New Study, Important Tool
     Suz-Anne Kinney, Forest2Market.com
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Law Enforcement Awards & Ideas on Preventing Timber Theft
     M. Craig Hill, Chief Law Enforcement Officer, Alabama Forestry Commission
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides (None available)
     Biography

Perspectives on Generating Revenue from Hunting Leases
     Dr. Mark D. Smith, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

Growing and Marketing Medicinal Plants
     Daryl Patton, The Southern Herbalist
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides (None available)
     Biography

Current-Use Property Tax Assessment: How it works and How to apply
     Steve Guy, Alabama Farmers Federation
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides (None available)
     Handouts
     Biography

Forest Taxation - An Update
     Henry Barclay, III, CPA, Lehmann, Ullman, & Barclay, LLP
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides (None available)
     Biography

Staying Focused — Biomass vs. Sawtimber
     Barrett B. McCall, Larson & McGowin, Inc.
     Video Available
     PowerPoint Slides used in presentation (pdf file)
     Biography

 

2010 Annual Meeting exhibitors/sponsors:

  • Alabama Chapter of the Association of Consulting Foresters

  • International Forest Company

  • Alabama Agribusiness Council

  • Red River Specialties

  • Regions Morgan Keegan Trust
    Natural Resources and Real Estate

  • ArborGen, LLC

  • Meeks' Farms & Nursery, Inc.

  • Molpus Timberlands Management

  • Blanton's Longleaf Container Nursery

  • Weyerhaeuser Company

  • The Longleaf Alliance

  • CellFor

  • ForesTech International, LLC

  • Forest Landowners Association

  • MyRainReport.com

  • Earl Dudley Associates, Inc.