4-H Forestry Judging Program

Last weekend was the 4-H Forestry Judging Program at Agricenter. We had students from Shelby, Fayette, Carroll, and McNairy Counties. The students learned about Pacing, Tree Measurement, Insect and Disease ID, Tree ID, Wood ID, and Site Evaluation. The program ended with a Forestry Judging Contest. Dr. David Mercker, UT Extension Specialist; Wes Hopper with TN Urban Forestry; Rich Hascher, National Hardwood Lumber Assoc; Shawn Posey with TDA Forestry Division; Ryan Hall with Wolf River Conservancy; Nathan Hoover with TDA; and Neil Smith University of Tennessee Extension Specialist for 4-H.