Extension service to host logger education

Published 12:41 am Monday, July 16, 2007

NATCHEZ — Whether it’s to learn something new or just to brush up on old knowledge, area foresters will have a chance to learn the tricks of the trade.

The Mississippi State University Extension service will offer a logger education day July 28 at Ethel Vance Park in Liberty.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the program will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Sessions offered will include equipment demonstrations, how to prevent the spread of cogon grass, insurance, record keeping, service and cut-n-haul contracts and timber theft.

Those who complete the program will receive six CFE, Category One certification hours.

Pre-registration is required by July 23. For more information, contact the Adams County Extension Office at 601-445-8202.