To post events of interest to the regional forestry community, please email us 'Submit News' with the word "Calendar" in the subject line. Events attracting loggers, foresters, forest landowners, forest products manufacturers, equipment manufacturers and sales agents are welcome.
A Forestry BMP Workshop is
scheduled Tuesday, November 1, in the meeting room at the
Crossett Public Library 1700 S Main St. in Crossett,
Arkansas from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Registration will begin at 9:30 am. This workshop is free to attend, and is recommended for all loggers, foresters, landowners and anyone who would like to know more about this topic. Participants will learn about best management practices (BMPs) to improve and protect water quality, NRCS cost-share opportunities for landowners, pipeline and forestry safety, and information from the Arkansas Timber Producer Association.
6 BMP credit hours will be awarded and honored in both Arkansas and Louisiana.
To sign up contact Olivia at Trailblazer RC&D at 318-255-3554 or leave a message on the answering.machine. Space is limited.
The workshop sponsored by Enable Midstream Partners, Drax Biomass, Burnham Construction, USDA-NRCS, and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
35th annual Ag
Expo Applications are now
being accepted for exhibit space in AG EXPO, scheduled
at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe, LA. Each
year, 10,000 to 12,000 attend from throughout adjacent
regions of Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas. Exhibitors
come from all over the United States.
The show will feature products and educational seminars to interest the large farmer and the backyard gardener. Whether you want to see the animals, learn about a new product or just enjoy the fun, it's an educational and fun event for the entire family.
Ag Expo 2017 will feature a return ofthe popular horse exhibition with more breeds and more demonstrations of horsemanship, the newest products and services for agriculture producers and related businesses, educational displays and programs for the public, a Jr. Livestock show featuring more than 400 animals, stock dog trials (featuring Border Collies), and educational seminars for specific interests.
Ag Expo is sponsored each year by the North Louisiana Agri-Business Council, with extensive cooperation from LSU AgCenter, LA Tech University, LA Cattlemen's Association and Monsanto. Additional information, including exhibitor applications and event schedules, can be found at www.agexpo.org or call 318.355.2495.