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5th Annual Tree Farmer Conference
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5/17/2019
When: May 17, 2019
8:00 AM
Where: Fordyce Civic Center
300 Highway 79-167 Byp
Fordyce, Arkansas  71742
United States
Contact: Jennifer Johnson
501-374-2441


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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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