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2017 Forestry Workshop: "To cut or not to cut”

By Mary Hightower
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Aug. 23, 2017 

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  • Forestry workshop set for Sept. 14 at SW Research/Extension Center at Hope
  • Learn to estimate timber value, navigate marketing of timber
  • $12/person if registered before Sept. 11 

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HOPE, Ark. – Landowners considering harvesting and selling their timber, but want to know how to estimate its value and make the best sale, can learn how Sept. 14 during the 2017 Forestry Workshop at the Southwest Research and Extension Center.

The workshop, “To Cut or Not to Cut: Marketing Your Timber,” begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs to 8:45 p.m. Registration is $12 per person before Sept. 11, and $17 per person afterward. Supper is included for those who register by Sept. 11. 

Kyle Cunningham, extension forester, will present on “Estimating Timber Value.”  Jon Barry, extension forester, will present “Process and Pitfalls to Selling Timber.”

“If you’ve thought about selling your timber, but want to learn what it’s worth and find the best place to sell your timber, this workshop is for you,” said Jon Barry, extension forester for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. “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.” 

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

For info, contact Barry by phone at 870-777-9702 or email For registration forms and conference agenda, visit us online at



About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system. 

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

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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126

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