The Kentucky Forest Industry Association’s 54th Annual Meeting has some excellent speakers lined up to discuss the current issues related to Chinese markets, weather, product demand and exciting news about market developments.
On Wednesday, April 3 the exhibit area will be open all day long for networking. Speakers are also on tap to discuss bourbon demand, the White Oak Initiative and improving management on Kentucky Fish and Wildlife lands. Following lunch the Communications/SFI committee meeting will have an open discussion on certification issues and funding of current projects by SFI members.
Thursday’s General Session will cover recent issues with hardwood market exports and tariffs and the weather effects on the wood products and forestry community throughout the region. The final topic will look at recent research and developments related to sawdust utilization that is taking place at the University of Kentucky.