Forestry Field Day

Price: $50.00

Saturday, October 23, 2021  - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Inclement weather date: 10.30.21


Learn Forest Farming Skills

Producing and Marketing Forest Products

  • Posts and beams for timber-frame structures
  • Custom rough-sawn lumber
  • Firewood
  • Slabs
  • Mushrooms
  • Nuts and berries
  • Beneficial plants

Agroforestry Practices

  • Low-impact timber harvesting with draft horses and mules
  • Silvopasture—livestock in the forest
  • Land-use system design and management
  • Tree selection and integrating ecosystem diversity
  • Pest management
  • Using Renewable energy in your forest and on your farm
  • Safety, Personal Protective Equipment-PPE
  • Battery Powered Chain Saw Demo


  • Richard Sanders, Wildwood Consulting, PLLC
  • Clint Barden, Wildlife Conservation Biologist, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
  • Jeanine M. Davis, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, NC Alternative Crops and Organics Program, Dept. of Horticultural Science, NC State University
  • Ben Burgess, horse logger, Berea College
  • Husqvarna Factory Representative, Forestry Green Space Professional & Tree Professional