National Firewood Workshop (June 2018)

Description:

This is a two-day educational and networking event to provide the firewood processing industry the latest knowledge on processing, kiln drying and marketing of firewood. Topics include:

  • Selling and marketing
  • Finding buyers
  • Purchasing requirements by wholesale brokers and chain-store buyers
  • Managing a firewood processing business
  • Sourcing affordable logs
  • Equipment for sawing and splitting
  • Heating options for kilns
  • Firewood quarantines
  • Dry kiln equipment and methods
  • Selling green kiln and dried split wood
  • Firewood associations
  • Urban logs as sources of firewood

Dates:

Wednesday, June 20, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Thursday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location:

Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center 3775 S. Reese Road Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Audience:

Firewood producers, buyers, equipment makers and suppliers, foresters/arborists, landowners/loggers, Extension agents, and woodstove manufacturers.

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