To check the latest trends and movements across the State for the last quarter of 2016, click on this LINK.
NOT a surprise for the December Issue; the feature article is Christmas trees of Mississippi by John Kushla!
Other articles include:
- Mississippi forest biomass best management practices guidelines by Randy Rousseau
- Reintroducing mixed-stand management to Mississippi by John Willis
- Mississippi timber price report by James Henderson
- Delta hardwood notes: Ips beetles in the Delta by Brady Self
Click on this LINK to read the PDF.
This short course is set up in 2-hour increments (6 – 8 p.m.) over a 5-week period. It covers all aspects of timberland ownership, and is particularly suited to new landowners or those considering investing in land and timber. For details and registration form, click on this LINK.
This 2nd Thinning workshop covers many “why(s) of thinning as a management tool in pine plantations. Among them, a 2nd thinning provides income to the landowner while at the same time increasing the growth rate of the remaining stems, and opening up the canopy to increased sunlight needed for the establishment of browse for wildlife. Get the details and registration form by clicking on this LINK.
This workshop is sponsored by the Southern Christmas Tree Association and Mississippi State Forestry Extension. It reviews the basic skills, tools, and knowledge growers will need to produce high quality Christmas trees. For brochure, registration slip with more information click on this LINK.