Logging Cost Analysis - Columbia, SC
Location: Harbison Environmental Education Center, 5600 Broad River Road, Columbia, South Carolina
Sponsored By: Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources
Date: Jul 17, 2012 08:00 AM to Jul 18, 2012 12:00 PM
Course registration is closed.
This course will cover both principles and applications of logging cost analysis techniques from the perspective of wood dealers, procurement foresters, and independent logging contractors. Course content will focus on methods for evaluating historic production and cost records within the context of the evolving wood supply chain. Spreadsheet models will be reviewed and provided to participants for hands-on training involving modifications necessary to assess and simulate a range of harvesting systems, techniques, and equipment mix variations. Upon completion of this course, participants should be well-equipped to better evaluate logging costs using a range of techniques.
Who Should Attend?
Foresters, wood buyers, and logging contractors involved in wood procurement, sale layout, and timber harvesting. Forest engineers, forestry equipment representatives, and others who service the timber harvesting industry would benefit from the course content.
All participants must bring a laptop computer with Microsoft Excel version 2007 or later. Files used for the class will be transferred from a flash drive or provided on a CD.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Wingate by Windham Hotel for the nights of July 16, 17 and 18 for $65.00 per room. Call the hotel directly at (803) 407-6166 to make a lodging reservation. Mention you are attending the Logging Cost Analysis course to receive the group rate. Please reserve your room by June 25 for the discounted rate.
Full refunds are available for cancellations made by 5:00 p.m. ET on July 16, 2013. Notify Ingvar Elle at 706-583-0566 if you need to cancel.
Continuing Education Credits
10 SAF Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) Hours – Category 1 (approved)
10 Continuing Logging Education Hours (Business Management) approved by the Georgia Master Timber Harvester program. Other Southern state logger programs that accept these credits include those in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Virginia.
For more information and to register, contact:
Ingvar Elle 706.583.0566 firstname.lastname@example.org