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5th Annual Tree Farmer Conference
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When: May 17, 2019
8:00 AM
Where: Fordyce Civic Center
300 Highway 79-167 Byp
Fordyce, Arkansas  71742
United States
Contact: Jennifer Johnson

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The 5th Arkansas Tree Farmer Conference will be held on Friday, May 17th at the Fordyce Civic Center in Fordyce. Following the indoor presentation, Tree Farmers will be treated to hamburgers and hot dogs cooked by Farm Credit of Western Arkansas. The outdoor portion will be held on site with vendors demonstrating drone usage.


The agenda for the conference will include:


8:00                              Registration


8:45 – 9:35                   Welcome & Introductions


9:35 – 10:15                Tree Landscape Management Plans & Changes Within the American Tree Farm System

                                          Laura Bosworth 


10:15 – 10:45               BREAK & NETWORKING


10:45 – 11:30               Using the AGFC Online Mapping System

                                          Scott Lane                  


11:30 – 11:45               Useful GIS Apps

                                          Tabitha Holloway


121:45 – 12:15           District Tree Farmer of the Year Awards Presentation

                                        John Cook


12:15 – 1:00               Lunch Provided by Farm Credit Services


1:00 – 1:45                 Drone Use in Forest Management

                                        Daniel Neeley


1:45 – 3:00                 Drone Demonstration

                                        Daniel Neeley


This event is sponsored by Arkansas Forestry Association Education Foundation, Farm Credit Services, West Fraser and the American Forest Foundation.


Click here to download the Tree Farmer Conference Registration Brochure.


Click here to download the Tree Farmer Conference Agenda.

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