Business skills for VT-based Loggers
FREE WORKSHOP for Vermont logging businesses. Building on previous classes, this program will strengthen business management skills. Lunch and all materials included.
Workshop Topics:
• Current Legislative Landscape Affecting the Forest Economy
• Five Smartphone Aps for Loggers
• Market & Industry Updates
• Harvesting Profits: Where Am I Making Money? PATH (Planning & Analysis in Timer Harvest) Explained • Improve Your Business with the 80/20 Rule
• One Page Planning and the 1 Hour Business Plan
• Introducing a New Planning Template for Logging Businesses
• Personal Finance and Small Business: Setting Goals and Building Budgets to Support Profitability
Scheduled Presenters:
٠ Steve Bick, Northeast Forest, LLC
٠ Paul Frederick, Wood Utilization and Wood Energy Program Leader, VT Dept of Forests, Parks & Recreation ٠ Sam Lincoln, Deputy Commissioner, VT Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation
٠ Chris Lindgren, Forest Products Business Educator, UVM Extension
٠ Christine McGowan, Forests Products Program Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Workshop enrollment is limited; registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
Contact Christi Sherlock 1.866.860.1382 or To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact
UVM Extension helps individuals and communities put research-based knowledge to work.
Program funding provided by Vermont Housing & Conservation Board, Working Lands Enterprise Initiative and UVM Extension.
UVM Extension, 327 US Route 302, Berlin VT

● November 8, 2017 in Chester 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Newsbank, Inc. Conference Center 352 Main Street, Chester

● November 9, 2017 in Hardwick 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
GMTCC Hazen Campus
433 North Main Street, Hardwick

One Workshop ► 2 dates / 2 locations:
✶Eligible for 8 LEAP CE credits and 5.5 CFE CE credits✶