Timber Management: 3 Major Differences Between Hardwood and Pine Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019There are major differences between hardwood management and pine management, but they have one goal in common: Landowner objectives should drive the course of action. Guidelines describe how and when […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Heavy Rains, Tornadoes Keep Farmers from Fields Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lemon Ray Phelps, Marshall County “Many producers have applied burn down herbicide […]

Louisiana Timber Owners Have Run into Market Problems Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019Louisiana landowners are grappling with an overall downtown in the timber market — the effects of which have been compounded locally by the recent partial closure of the Georgia-Pacific paper […]

Louisiana: Timber Market Challenged by Lack of Mills; Demand for Smaller Soft Woods Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019Market opportunities, management practices and tax incentives were among the topics presented at the 34th Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum held March 12 at the LSU Shreveport University Center. “It’s not what […]

Mississippi: Ag Industry Holds Steady Despite Lower Row Crop Values Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018Agriculture was a $7.7 billion industry in Mississippi this year, exceeding the total set in 2017 despite declines in the estimated value of row crops, timber, catfish and livestock. The […]

Mississippi: Forestry Gains Lost Ground While Holding No. 2 Ag Spot Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018Forestry has been a billion-dollar heavyweight in the state’s economy for the last six years, and the 2018 estimated value of $1.25 billion came despite a sluggish market. John Auel, […]

Florida: Ag Damage Assessments from Hurricane Michael Nov 19, 2018

🕔Nov 19, 2018October 10, 2018 will be a date that farmers and ranchers in the Central Panhandle of Florida will never forget as long as they live.  Hurricane Michael landed in Bay […]

Sawyer on Crops: Georgia Timber Losses – Salvaging Damaged Areas – Podcast Nov 16, 2018

🕔Nov 16, 2018Following Hurricane Michael, Georgia has 13,000 acres of timberland that has effectively been wiped out. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses what […]

Arkansas: Multi-County Forestry Workshop, Thornton, Feb. 27 Feb 5, 2018

🕔Feb 5, 2018If you’ve ever been curious about the value of the timber in woodlands, learn the skills you need to get into timber marketing at the Multi-County Forestry Workshop on Feb. […]

Mississippi: Winter Commodity Conference Hosted by Farm Bureau, Jackson, Jan. 22-23 Jan 4, 2018

🕔Jan 4, 2018The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Winter Commodity Conference will be held January 22-23, 2018, at the MFBF Building located at 6311 Ridgewood Road in Jackson, Mississippi.  This is a 2-day event which […]

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