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How to Sell Your Timber

  • VSU Randolph Farm Pavilion 4415 River Road Petersburg, VA (map)

How to Sell Your Timber

OCTOBER 9, 2019

VSU Randolph Farm Pavilion
4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA

This educational workshop is free and open to the public.

Timber sales can be complex, but forest landowners can make the most of this unique opportunity to generate revenue and achieve ownership goals. 

Dr. Jerry Bettis, forestry specialist with VSU Cooperative Extension, will discuss important considerations and tips for how to sell your timber, including how to find and select a professional consulting forester to provide you with a wide array of services . These fee-based services can include timber appraisal, harvest planning, timber sale coordination, financial planning for tax purposes and boundary marking.

Further information will be provided to help landowners understand how they can market their timber effectively to be sure that they can get the highest return for the sale of their timber.

For more information, contact Small Farm Outreach Program Agent Vernon Heath at (804) 892-4518 or or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office ( or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

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Food Preservation 101
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