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October 25, 2019

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Forestry Alternative Income Opportunities

1055 East McKinnon Street, New Brockton, AL 36351

This program focuses on providing landowners and land managers potential alternative income opportunities from their forests. This meeting includes topics like pine straw and hunting lease opportunities, as well as a field demonstration of a pine straw operation. Forestry CFEs (Cat1 – 3) will be offered.

9:00AM – Welcome, Introductions & Housekeeping
Gavin Mauldin – County Extension Coordinator, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
9:05AM – Alternative Income Opportunities & Planning for Forest Landowners
Dr. Adam Maggard – Extension Specialist and Professor, ACES-Auburn University
9:45AM – Pine Straw Opportunities and Research
Zachary Singh – Graduate Student Researcher, Auburn University
10:30AM – Hunting Lease Opportunities & Management
Jeremy Tankersley – President, Asset Management Partners, Inc.
11:15PM – Travel to Windham Tree Farm
11:45PM – Lunch
12:15PM – Pine Straw Operation Tour & Demonstration
Fulgenico Castillo – Southern Pine Straw
1:00PM – Conclusion

1055 East McKinnon Street
New Brockton, AL 36351

Bence Carter
(334) 389-4055

Free Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County