Learn the basics of selling timber

Buckeye Farm News 

Landowners interested in learning how to successfully sell timber while meeting their woodland ownership goals are invited to attend the “Basics of Selling Timber Workshop” to be held April 18 at Troyer’s Dutch Heritage Restaurant in Bellville.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the workshop will explore the timber marketing process from deciding if and what to harvest, advertising, making the process competitive, developing a contract, controlling erosion with best management practices and understanding timber taxes.

The workshop is sponsored by OSU Extension’s Ohio Woodland Stewards Program, in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry, Ohio Forestry Association and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

Participants will be introduced to a variety of resources that are available to help with the timber harvesting process and the management of woodlands.

The class qualifies for four hours of continuing education credit for the Ohio Forest Tax Law Program.

Register by April 8 and pay $40 per person. Register from April 9-13 and pay $50 per person. Registration ends April 13. Lunch and materials are included.

Register online at http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu.

For more information, call 614-688-3421 or e-mail [email protected].

Lynn Snyder 

Lynn Snyder is senior director of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.

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