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Description: The Foothills Ornamental Production Workshop is designed to provide updated information on ornamental plants, production practices, and pest identification and control for the nursery and landscape industry in the Southeastern US. Cost of the workshop is $25 per person if paid by February 15th. $30 per person if paid after February 15th. For more information or to register, visit https://burke.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/FOPW-2019.pdf. Contact Amanda Taylor with questions at amanda_jo_taylor@ncsu.edu or 828-475-2915
Feb 21 Thu

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455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759 Haywood County Center 2 weeks away
Description: Alternative Income Streams for Forest Landowners
July 11, 2019
9:00am - 3:30pm
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center
Mills River, NC


To Register:https://reporter.ncsu.edu/link/courseview?courseID=CNR-DFER-AIS&deptName=CNR

Workshop Fee: $20 (without CFE), $100 (with CFE)

Registration Deadline: July 3, 2019
Questions? Rajan Parajuli rparaju@ncsu.edu


About 60% of the total forestland in North Carolina is owned by non-industrial private forest landowners. While the forest sector is an economic engine in most of the rural regions, timber production is not the primary reason for owning forestland for the majority of family forest landowners. Forests offer several alternative income opportunities for landowners, which are often compatible with their primary objectives of owning forestland, and some of them can be achieved without or with little additional efforts. This workshop educates natural resource professionals and landowners about forest-based alternative income streams available to their region.


Who should attend: professional foresters, resource professionals, Extension agents, and landowners

Program Agenda (Subject to change)
9:00 AM        Introduction and registration (light breakfast)
9:30—10:00 AM    Carbon markets
10:00—10:30 AM   Forest Enterprise 
10:30—10:45 AM    BREAK
10:45—11:15 AM    Pine straw production
11:15—11:45 AM    Conservation easements
11:45—12:30 PM    Lunch (provided)
12:30—1:00 PM    Emerging forest products markets
1:00—1:15 PM    Forest management plan as the first step
1:30—3:30 PM    Field tour (TBD)
3:30 PM    Adjourn
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Research Updates, Trade Show, Complimentary Dinner and more! For more information please contact Katie Freeman at Katie.beam@ncagr.gov or 828-456-3943. Pesticide and waste credits have been applied for.

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