HOPE – Landowners considering harvesting and selling their timber, but want to know how to estimate its value and make the best sale, can learn how at the 2017 Forestry Workshop.


The workshop, “To Cut or Not to Cut: Marketing Your Timber,” will be held from 5:30 to 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Southwest Research and Extension Center at Hope.


Registration is $12 per person before Sept. 11, and $17 afterward. Supper is included for those who register by Sept. 11.


Kyle Cunningham, extension forester, will discuss “Estimating Timber Value.”


Jon Barry, extension forester, will present “Process and Pitfalls to Selling Timber.”


“This workshop is designed to teach forest landowners how to estimate the value of their timber and learn to navigate the pitfalls involved in sales and marketing,” Barry said.


This workshop is sponsored by the Arkansas Forest Resources Center, the Southwest Research and Extension Center and the Arkansas Forestry Association.


For registration forms and conference agenda, visit https://aaes.uark.edu/research-locations/SWREC/. Details: Jon Barry, 870-777-9702 or jbarry@uaex.edu.


The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. Those who require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, should contact the SW Research and Extension Center at 870-777-9702 as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.