Forestry Workshop & Field Day October 6, 2015 – Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center (VOVRC) 8163 Hwy 178 Lyons, Georgia 30436
The University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources in conjunction with the College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences are offering forestry workshop and field day for professional foresters, land managers, forest landowners, and other interested folks.
The workshop topics are: (1) Developing a Forest Management Plan, (2) Forest Herbicides Update, and (3) Old-field Longleaf Wood and Pine Straw Yields through age 21-yrs. A catered lunch is planned. After lunch there will be a field session in a longleaf seed source study area and a second study area comparing different loblolly and slash genetics, Eucalyptus benthamii, vs progenies of Eastern cottonwood and hybrid poplar..Dr. Ben Jackson, Dr. Dave Moorhead and Dr. David Dickens with UGA-WSF&NR Professors will be the speakers.
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:20 Welcome – Cliff Riner and Randy Hill – VOVRC
9:30 Developing a Forest Management Plan –Dr. Ben Jackson –Professor UGA – WSF&NR
10:30 Forest Herbicides Update – Dr. Dave Moorhead – Professor UGA – WSF&NR
11:15 Old-field Longleaf Wood & Pine Straw Yields through age 21-yrs – Dr. David Dickens
Professor UGA – WSF&NR
12:00 Sponsored Lunch
1:00 Tour the replicated longleaf seed source study area (10 seed sources from LA to NC) that include slash and loblolly side-by-side plots
2:00 Tour the loblolly, slash, E. benthamii, E. cottonwood, and hybrid poplar plots
4 hrs CFE credits approved
CLE and GA Pesticide credits approved
Pre-Registration is Required!
Limited Space Available!
If you plan on attending, you must call your local extension office to sign up by October 1st!
Tattnall County – (912) 557 – 6724
Toombs County – (912) 526 – 3101
Appling County – (912) 367 – 8130