Do you know how management differs between artificial versus natural regeneration? Have you wondered how forests can be a renewable resource? If you would like to learn more about sustainable forestry and forest regeneration, come to our upcoming course! Download the flyer at this LINK for details and registration information.
SHORT COURSE: Alternative Sources of Forest Income; Kosciusko, MS, 07/12/18
If you are interested in looking for ways to collect additional revenue from your forested land, then this Short Course is for you. You will learn about sources from pine straw production, to firewood/specialty woods/craft markets, and recreational leases for hunting & fishing . Check out the brochure at this LINK for the details and registration form.
WORKSHOP: Understanding Global Positioning System (GPS), 05/15/18, Kosciusko, MS
If you feel a need/desire to add a little useful technology to managing your forestland, this workshop is a good way to get started. Check out the details at this LINK to the brochure.
WORKSHOP: Timber Tax Tips; Prentiss, MS; 03/05/18
Drs. James Henderson and Stephen Dicke will be the speakers. Click HERE for brochure & Details.
A NOTE TO READERS: November 3rd, 2017
I have posted about a problem with some of the “links” on the blog before, but I believe it probably needs repeating. If the LINK is not highlighted where you are reading, you will need to bring the post up by clicking on it in the column on the right under “recent posts”.
I do not know why this occurs – my apologies
NEWSLETTER: “The Overstory” Third Quarter, 2017
Pine Needles, Compliance Survey BMPs, Delta Hardwoods, Mississippi Timber Price Report – AND – videos on two of the newsletter articles with links to them.
Hope you find them interesting and informative! Click HERE to read and watch!
NEW MEDIA: Short Videos; “Trees in Three”
MSU Forestry Extension is beginning a series of three-minute videos designed to be both quick and informative. We are initially beginning them on articles in our newsletter “The Overstory” with links from there. You may also find links from here as well as Forestry Extension Facebook page, youtube, and MSU Extension videos under Forestry. Here are the first two – check them out!
Pine Needles – Why They Turn Brown in Autumn – by Butch Bailey – Click on this LINK.
Delta Hardwoods: So What’s Going On with Nuttall Oaks? – by Brady Self – Click on this LINK.
MISSISSIPPI TIMBER PRICE REPORT – 3RD QUARTER 2017
Check out the prices and trends of the Mississippi timber market for the third quarter of 2017 – up, down, or steady – what you need to know. Click on this LINK to have a look.
SHORT COURSE: Managing the Family Forest + Ethics; Jackson, MS; 10-26-17
This short course covers a diverse range of forest topics, including the importance of having a management plan, pine and hardwood regeneration and management, forestry economics, taxes, and forest health. An excellent first step for the forest landowner. For details and registration form, click on this LINK to view the brochure.
WORKSHOP: GPS Workshop, Pittsboro, MS; 10-24-17
Want to learn more about navigating and mapping – or just find out what GPS is about? Check out the short & fun workshop in Pittsboro, MS. Click on this LINK to view the flyer and registration slip.