More than Timber: Income Opportunities from Non-timber Forest Products

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Woodland Stewards Webinar Series

More than Timber: Income Opportunities from Non-timber Forest Products

SPONSORED BY: COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE SOUTHEAST, MIDWEST, AND MID-ATLANTIC REGIONS

February 20th, 2020, 7-8:30 PM Eastern

http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/woodland-stewards-webinar-series-more-than-timber-income-opportunities-from-non-timber-forest-products

There are a range of possibilities to generate income from your woodlands that depend on your location, forest type and more, that are compatible with timber management too. In this session learn more about the opportunities to generate income from your woodlands.

While selling timber from your woodlands may be a great revenue source, it is not the only option for income. There are a range of possibilities to generate income from your woodlands that depend on your location, forest type and more, that are compatible with timber management too. For some areas, pine straw can be a revenue source while other woodlands may be ‘farmed’ for medicinal plants and more. In this session learn more about the opportunities to generate income from your woodlands.

Presenters:

Dr. Jeanine Davis

Dr. Jeanine Davis Dr. Jeanine Davis is an associate professor and extension specialist in the Department of Horticultural Science at NC State University. She is located at a research and extension center in western NC near Asheville. For over 30 years, she has researched new crops, vegetables, and organic agriculture and shared her knowledge on these topics with farmers and home gardeners across the country. Her current efforts are focused on woodland botanicals, hops, truffles, organic vegetables, and hemp. She is the lead author of the book “Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and Other Woodland Medicinals”. Jeanine and her family operate Our Tiny Farm where they raise popcorn, honey, and herbs, and board donkeys and horses.

Adam Maggard

Adam Maggard

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