Regional Forestry Meeting and Tour

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Franklin Regional FORESTRY Meeting and TOUR will take place
Thursday, January 17, 2019 (snow/ice date: January 24), at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center Annex.

Be a Part of Your Woodland Landowner Legacy in Your Community
Learn how you can make a difference on your land for future generations.

flyer/agenda for the 2019 Franklin Regional Forestry Meeting and tour

  • Join us and bring a friend for an introduction to financial and technical assistance available to you to improve the beauty, health, and value of your woods
  • Learn about conservation practices
  • Forestry Credit Hours – TBA

Morning session topics:

8–9 a.m. Registration

9:05 a.m. Welcome, Martha Mobley Ag Agent

9–9:40 a.m. Forest Markets, NC State University Forest Extension Economist,

Dr. Rajan Parajuli, Forestry Extension Assistant Professor

9:40–10:30 a.m. TimberTax update with Recent Tax Law Changes

Guido Vander Hoeven, Ag & Resource Economics Extension Specialist / Senior Lecturer

10:45–11:20 a.m. **County Present Use/Forest Management Plans

Dr. Mark Megalos, Forestry Extension Extension Professor

11:20–11:45 a.m. **How Much is an Acre of Timber Worth? Colby Lambert, Area Specialized Agent – Forestry

11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch, Catering by Showside Cafe, Spring Hope

12:30–1:00 p.m. **Cost-Share Programs: USDA (Terry Best) & Forestry Service (Rocky Mount)

Afternoon Tour: Hosted by Franklin County Forestry Service

** Site Preparation (spray and plant; burn; and more!)

$20 fee to participate

(Pre-register by Jan. 11) Pay on the day of the event.

By check or cash only.

For information or to register for event, contact

919-496-3344 or email

Martha Mobley,