News Release Distributed 02/14/14
BATON ROUGE, La. – The 25th annual Florida Parishes forestry forum is scheduled for Friday, March 14, at the University Center at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond.
The theme for this year’s forum is Markets, Weather and Issues Affect Forest Landowners.
The forum, which is sponsored by the LSU AgCenter, will provide information on new markets and state and national issues that could benefit or affect local forest landowners, according to LSU AgCenter area forester Brian Chandler.
Topics to be covered at the forum include emerging markets for wood energy, Louisiana weather, exporting pine sawtimber, state and national forestry issues, and potential market effects caused by new wood energy markets.
Registration is $25 per person before March 6, and $40 after. The fee includes lunch.
For more information or to receive a program with a registration form, contact Chandler at 225-683-3101.